New York's Empire State Building hosts wildlife display

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Images on Empire State BuildingAP

New York's famous Empire State Building had images of endangered animals flashed across its walls this weekend.

The aim was to raise awareness about these animals and risks of extinction.

Pictures of snow leopards, tigers and various animals were shown on the 381m high skyscraper.

An image of Cecil the lion, who died last month in Zimbabwe, Africa, was also displayed.

Cecil the lion projected on to Empire StateEPA
Cecil the lion projected on to Empire State building
People watch a projection on the Empire State BuildingAFP
Crowds of people came to watch and take photos
Images of animals on Empire State BuildingAP
Up to 40 large projectors were used to shine the images on to its walls.