Students unite to support ‘Save The Tiger’ campaign on International Tigers Day
Posted By : Animation Galaxy At 28-07-2013 23:58:41
Tags : Save The Tiger International Tigers Day MAAC Shajan Samuel Nehru Zoological Park
A social initiative by MAAC expressing concern over tigers, which are on the verge of extinction
Hyderabad, July 28, 2013: In the event of International Tigers Day, Maya Academy of Advanced Cinematics (MAAC) – leader in 3D Animation and VFX training, conducted a walk-a-thon today at Nehru Zoological Park in Hyderabad to promote ‘Save the Tiger’ campaign and draw attention towards dwindling number of tigers in the world. Adding to the social cause, MAAC had also organized a poster design contest with a view to attract maximum support from the youth.
Over 200 students from MAAC centres at Dilsukhnagar, Ameerpet and Hi-tech city joined in the walk-a-thon at the Zoo and participated in the poster design contest. The top three winners of the contest, Naveen Kumar, Gaurav Tiwariand Samay Shrotriya from Ameerpet and Hi tech city centres respectively, were awarded with specially designed T-shirts for their creative artworks and slogans. To propagate the campaign, posters created by the students were uploaded on Facebook page and displayed at the zoo to encourage people to support the social cause.
Mr. Shankaran, Zoo Curator, Nehru Zoological Park shared amazing facts about the habitat of tigers, the fiercest animals on the planet. He also discussed about various reasons responsible for shrinking population of tigers, one of them being poaching.
Mr. Shajan Samuel, Sr. Vice President, MAAC India commented, ‘Seeking support from young generation of our country, through this initiative, we urge people to save tigers who are on the verge of extinction.”
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