DISCOVERY: UNVEILS LARGE-SCALE BRONZE TIGER STATUE OF ARTIST SONNY BEHAN AT THE UNITED NATIONS BUILDING THROUGH ITS ‘PROJECT CAT’ CAMPAIGN TO DRAW ATTENTION TO THE DIFFICULTY OF TIGERS IN THE WILDLIFE – Discovery, Inc.
-The statue of the tiger unveiled before the
Discovery has a long and rich relationship with the
“Discovery is a purpose-built company with a strong commitment to the conservation and protection of wildlife. We are proud of our partnership with
“There are many threats to species in the wild, including habitat loss due to degradation and land transformation,” said
“Wild tiger populations experienced decades of decline until 2016,” said
“Representing the resilience of nature and humanity, ‘Abhaya’ (fearlessness) is a celebration of the color these animals bring to our world. In these difficult times, we can all draw inspiration from the tiger, a universal symbol of courage and strength. After a century of decline, the number of wild tigers begins to increase. Yet it is important to remember that the threats to tigers are still present. This is why the tiger is depicted in motion , leaping into the future; a future that depends so heavily on the actions we take today.I am honored to bring one of these iconic big cats to the
Sonny, best known for his majestic and intricate portraits of wildlife and large-scale wildlife murals shown across the world, has a unique art style that combines realism with abstract coloring and quickly saw him gain in popularity. prestige within urban artistic communities. His passion for using his creative voice to raise awareness of important environmental and sustainability issues has also earned him a reputation as an engaged artist, driven by the desire to make an impact. As a creative ambassador, Sonny advocates not only for endangered species, but also for a host of sustainability issues facing our world today.
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