Peter is an independent international zoo consultant, critic and writer with over 50 years of work within zoos.
The Year Of The Tiger
The first of February 2022 is officially the first day of the Year of the Tiger. This is in accordance with the Chinese Zodiac and welcomes in the Spring Festival. It is a time of great celebration that will last around two weeks.
This is the year of the Water Tiger.
Tiger Years – 1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010, 2022, 2034
You will find numerous astrological predictions online as to how the year will be for you.
The Tiger is so Familiar
The Tiger is probably the most well known of all animals. We see the Tiger almost every day in company brands and logos. There are many sports teams which have adopted the Tiger as their name.
We were familiarized with Tigers as children because they appeared in stories. They appeared on cereal boxes, cartoons and petrol stations.
Tigers always appear in the top ten favorite zoo animals.
This year of the Tigers will appear more frequently on T shirts, watches and more.
Gucci Tiger: Celebrating the Year of the Tiger
Chinese Zodiac 2022 | What is the Year of the Tiger? & How to Get Good Luck on Zodiac Year? 虎年生肖
Hobbes the Tiger is a very familiar cartoon character along with his human friend Calvin they have appeared in over 2,000 newspapers worldwide.
Tigger first appeared in 1928 in a story about Winnie the Pooh. A familiar character in books he later sprang to fame in Disney movies.
Since 1958 Tony the Tiger has appeared on Kellogs cereal boxes and frequently in commercials. In the Year of the Tiger in 1974 he was declared to be 'Tiger of the Year'.
Shere Khan made his appearance in 1894 in the 'Jungle Book' written by Rudyard Kipling. The book was, and remains, popular. In more recent years he has made appearances in movies from Disney and others.
The Esso Tiger
The Esso Tiger first appeared in Norway at the turn of the 20th Century but then disappeared during the war.
The Tiger appeared again in 1959 when Esso came up with the catchphrase "Put a Tiger in your tank".
Esso changed its name to Exxon Mobil. In 1996 Kellog took Exxon Mobil to court over the use of the Tiger Logo.
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