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The "Stavropol Territory - the native land of elephants" to support the image of Stavropol.
The fifth in the world and second in the Stavropol elephant reserve museum to them. G. Prozriteleva and G. Law received a grant of 700 thousand rubles.
in Moscow today at the State Tretyakov Gallery The award ceremony takes place V grant competition museum project "Changing Museum in a Changing World." The competition was launched more than 300 projects from dozens of museums across Russia.
museum projects Anna Shvyrevoy "Stavropol Territory - the native land of elephants" became one of the five holders of grants.
to restore skeletal southern elephant Potanin Charity Fund allocated 700 thousand rubles. Finding the remains of the ancient southern elephant has become a sensation worldwide. So far in the world, there are four skeleton of the species preserved in the museums of St. Petersburg, Paris, Tbilisi and Stavropol. Southern elephant fossil skeleton was found last fall in a small village between the clay pit and flat farm land Rodionov JSC "harvest" Novoaleksandrovskogo area. "Godfather" was a rare find Rafit Ahmetov that his bucket excavator revealed the first fossil bones of the unknown. Not less than a year and a half will take the staff of the museum under the direction of paleontologist Anne Shvyrevoy not to give "priceless stone" rare elephant collapse. Authorities edges also take part in his fate. A giant found near St George and "settled" in the Stavropol city museum 40 years ago, a younger "brother." Now, in the Stavropol Museum of two elephants standing next - will surprise its visitors.