In honour of National Tapir Day and “Fuego” the Tapir’s 2nd birthday, The Belize Zoo and Tropical Education Center is inviting Primary School students from across the country to enter a slogan competition to celebrate this wonderful occasion. The slogan should promote tapir conservation and awareness reflecting pride as our national animal and may highlight their habitat, their role in the environment or the threats they face. It should be no more than 12 words long and is open to individual students.

The winning entries will receive a “tapir gift-package” and will be special guests of honour, along with their classmates, at Fuego’s 2nd Birthday Bash and National Tapir Day celebrations on Wednesday April 29th at The Belize Zoo.

Deadline for submission is APRIL 16TH and should be submitted to:[email protected].

NOTE: Submission must include a school name, teacher’s name, contact number and email address in the event that the submission is chosen.