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THE SCIENCE BEHIND ‘THE EXTINCTION TOUR’ T-SHIRT — Wild Tomorrow Fund



Wild Tomorrow’s Wendy Hapgood sat subsequent to designer Hayley Menzies at a fundraising occasion within the UK final yr. You set two animal-loving nature fanatics collectively and the end result is certain to be helpful to our planet. In beneath a yr after they met, ‘The Extinction Tour’ charity t-shirt was launched and Hayley visited our work defending wildlife and wild locations in South Africa on our April Conservation Expertise Journey (extra data on the journeys right here).

Hayley Menzies says, “The inspiration for a lot of of our signature prints comes from nature, whereas its creatures – specifically the leopard and tiger – have cemented themselves as our leitmotifs. As a lot as we take creatively, we attempt to offer again”. As a part of an ongoing dedication, Hayley Menzies stands in solidarity with various animal charities and encourages buyer donations on her web site by that includes a charity web page, the choice to make an additional donation at checkout, and, now, the Extinction Tour t-shirt! Wild Tomorrow is tremendous excited to be the benefiting charity companion for this particular marketing campaign.

It’s a tragic actuality that unimaginable wildlife world wide, together with rockstar species like giraffe, rhinos, tigers, and panthers, are disappearing one after the other from our planet, edging nearer to extinction. It’s heartbreaking, however collectively we will be certain that it’s not their farewell tour. When ‘The Extinction Tour’ charity t-shirt was conceptualized, a variety of analysis went into the figures on the again of the shirt to ensure the numbers mirror the most recent inhabitants research by conservation scientists world wide.

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Lions – 25,000

Tigers – 4,500

Grevy’s Zebras – 1,956

Javan Rhinos – 76

Hippos – 130,000

African Giraffes – 117,000

Asian Elephants – 50,000

Cheetahs – 7,000

Amur Leopards – 60

Panthers – 173,000

Listed here are a couple of of the unhappy tales about these lovely, threatened species:

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