Monday, 4 October 2010

Dierendag (World Animal Day)

Today it is 'Dierendag'. Teddy is getting even more attention then he would on a normal day.

World Animal Day is celebrated each year on the 4th of October. It started in Florence, Italy in 1931 at a convention of ecologists. The 4th of October was originally chosen for World Animal Day because it is the feast day of Francis of Assisi, a nature lover and patron saint of animals and the environment.

 
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1 comment:

Ruth's Place said...

My daughter is going to love that she was born on world animal day!