Endangered Species Day

Endangered Species Day

 

 

 

 

If you’ve ever been lucky enough to see a wild animal in its natural habitat, you know it’s a beautiful sight. From Cougars, Bighorn Sheep, and Jaguars, to Green Sea Turtles, Gray Wolves and Steller Sea Lions, these animals and so many others all call the U.S. home. Unfortunately, these creatures, along with a variety of plants and other wildlife find themselves on the Endangered Species list and one step closer to extinction.

In order to build awareness on this issue, the U.S. Senate established the third Friday in May as Endangered Species Day, with the hope that everyone will take part in caring for the rich and diverse native species of our country. Every year, thousands of people throughout the country celebrate Endangered Species Day at parks, wildlife refuges, zoos, aquariums, botanical gardens, libraries, schools and community centers. Events such as festivals, field trips, park tours, community clean-ups, film showings, classroom presentations, and many other fun and educational activities.

Although we may not welcome wild animals into our homes, all animal lovers can understand the importance of keeping these endangered species around for as long as possible. At BlueMountain.com, we love all animals, and our new pets collection was designed with them in mind. Whether dealing with the loss of a pet, or celebrating your birthday along side your furry friends – this collection is celebration of animals!

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