The baby mammoth Lyuba be presented within the forum “The Arctic –Territory of Dialogue” in Archangelsk
17:28 21 марта 2017
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The Yamal find – the baby mammoth Lyuba went to Arkhangelsk. It will become a decoration of the cultural program of the international forum “The Arctic –Territory of Dialogue”. The event has been fulfilled since 2010; this is the largest platform for joint discussion of important problems and prospects of development of the Arctic region. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin will participate in the forum.
The unique exhibit – the baby mammoth Lyuba — will be presented on the exhibition “The discovery in the Edge of the Earth”, which will take place in the A.A. Borisov Museum of Artistic Development of the Arctic. Opening of the exhibition is planned for the 28th of March. The exhibition was organized by the Museum and Exhibition complex named after Ivan Shemanovskiy and the State Museum Association “Art Culture of the Russian North”.
According to the information given to a correspondent of the news agency “Sever-Press” by the head of informational and analytical office of the regional Museum Natalia Mirakova, the baby mammoth Lyuba has already visited Chicago, Hong Kong, London, Japan, Kaliningrad, Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Khanty-Mansiysk and Noyabrsk. In Arkhangelsk the exhibition will last till the first of July.
As we should remind, the perfectly preserved baby mammoth Lyuba was found in May of 2007 by the reindeer herder Yuri Khudi on the bank of the Yuribey River. He named it in the honor of his wife.
The baby mammoth died at the age of one month about forty two thousand years ago, but by its state of preservation it exceeds all remains of mammoths found earlier.