National Geographic Russia Exhibition in Perm

National Geographic Russia invites the residents of Perm to visit the 2012 “Wildlife of Russia” exhibition between July 17 and August 5 at the PERMM Museum of Modern Art.

The unique photo exhibition, featuring works by the winners of the contest of the same name, is devoted to the subject of preserving Russia’s wide variety of flora and fauna. The national photo contest was hosted by National Geographic Russia magazine and the Russian Geographic Society (RGS). The exhibition has already been displayed in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Saratov, Omsk, Tomsk and Kazan.

Perm residents will also have the opportunity to admire images of the Far Eastern leopard. The special exhibition “Land of the Tiger – Land of the Leopard” is staged with support from the RGS and the Eurasian Center for the Study, Preservation and Recovery of the Far Eastern Leopard Population. It focuses on the life of the majestic animals in both their natural habitat and in nature reserves and discusses the need to preserve and increase their population. The collected works also include fascinating images of leopard cubs.

The photo exhibition will be open Tuesday through Sunday from 12 p.m. until 9 p.m. Admission is 100 rubles for adults and 50 rubles for schoolchildren, college students and senior citizens.