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Events, October 25, 2002 - November 25, 2002
170-years anniversary of the Zoological institute of the Russian Academy of sciencesOctober, 22 the Zoological institute of the Russian Academy of sciences celebrates its 170-years anniversary. More than 200 scientists represent its potential. Professionals of a high level continue traditions of institute and develop its further prospects.
Over 40 thousand kinds of animals are presented today in the working exposition being one of the largest in Europe. The most unique exhibit - the mammoth extant in a permafrost. Scientists consider its the fine material for possible cloning. In total in the store-rooms about 15 million exhibits are kept.
In days of celebrating in institute anniversary readings and an exhibition \"From Kunstkamera till now\" will be held.
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