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World Animal Day

Category: Eco-Justice Programs and Events

Date: October 4, 2021

Word Animal Day is a day to celebrate animal life in all is forms and humankind's relationship with the animal kingdom. The day is celebrated annually. The World Animal day was originally started at a convention of ecologists, 1931 in Florence. Since October 4th is the Feast Day of St Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals and the environment, this date was chosen to celebrate the World Animal Day.