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

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



Wild Tomorrow’s Wendy Hapgood sat subsequent to dressmaker Hayley Menzies at a fundraising occasion within the UK final 12 months. You set two animal-loving nature fans collectively and the end result is bound to be helpful to our planet. In below a 12 months 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 – particularly the leopard and tiger – have cemented themselves as our leitmotifs. As a lot as we take creatively, we try to provide again”. As a part of an ongoing dedication, Hayley Menzies stands in solidarity with plenty of 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 around the globe, 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 are able to ensure that it’s not their farewell tour. When ‘The Extinction Tour’ charity t-shirt was conceptualized, loads of analysis went into the figures on the again of the shirt to verify the numbers replicate the newest inhabitants research by conservation scientists around the globe.

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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 just a few of the unhappy tales about these stunning, threatened species:

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