Lynx and Wild Cat, the protagonist of an exhibition in Lucerne: “We want to know the status of these cats and their conservation in the Alps.”

Lucerne For many years now, thanks mainly to security programs, Alpine fauna has begun to recover the mountains of Trentino. The case is symbolic Bear’s, The project was re-launched in 1999 Life Ursas, Otherwise The wolves are setting up their own colonies Alps. About Links On the other hand, the discussion is a little different because the project is active at the European level Life Links, Aimed at saving the population of Dinaric and Alpine Links, but the only specimens that live permanently in Trentino. (B132) Arrived autonomously from Switzerland.

Just to deepen the knowledge about these large carnivores The Lucerne Documentation Center has set up an exhibition “Fellini del Alpi”. It is a scientific path that has been conducted in collaboration with a dozen field researchers and numerous Italian, Austrian and German museums. The heroes of the exhibition Lynx and wild cats.

The museum is only 25 years old – The director of the Lucerne Documentation Center says Lorenzo Baratar – And we always offer exhibitions related to local culture and heritage, also work on nature and biodiversity themes. They have been in recent years Has organized a series of exhibitions dedicated to the return of large carnivores “. In 2018 it was the turn of the wolf and recently it was the turn of the bear. Today, in fact, there are cats in the Alps. “We have also used cooperation Lins Italia Association And we have summer considerations It has also hosted two international conferences Designed for both indoor and other museum users, including an informative diagonal. ” July 30 Researchers will talk about wild cats, 3 September It will be the turn of the link.

It has even been placed in museum rooms An “immersive” diorama Along with which visitors can Observe links and cats “closely”, Learn to get to know them in a fun way: There are some surprises along the way, designed to engage children and young people and bring them closer to knowledge of these two special animal species.

“Exhibition goal – underlines the barrette – Mainly family, In addition to the data panel, the researchers curated themselves Some large alpine habitats have been restructured Inside which are kept some staff samples borrowed from various museums. The goal is Introduce these cats and explain the state of conservation of these animals in the Alps. ”

In addition to the Lynx and Wild Cat exhibits, there are other exhibits in the museum rooms. Exhibition “By Arbaton” Say, thanks for the countless period images, Traditional crafts. A story that goes through a photograph taken by someone The “Holy Monster” of Photography As the thirties of the twentieth century Mario Albertini, Flavio Faganello, BrotherPedroti, Sergio Purdome, Rodolfo Renci, Carlo Valentini. At the heart of the argument is the broad theme of the work, which has also emerged through some short phrases that invite thought and reflection. A movie at the same time Michelle Trentini, “Farmer of the hills”, the poem says, but also the complexity of those who live and work in the “highlands” today.

The third exhibition is an interactive game, “Ethnogame”, A challenge for viewers who are asked to guess, choosing between different answers, The correct function of about twenty instruments And tools of the past work and daily life.

From June 25 Instead, The meteorite will virtually “fall” in Lucerne Exhibition with “Space Stone!”. In Pinakoteka, incredible stories of asteroids landing on Earth from distant lands will be told through panels, videos and displays of countless meteorites from a prestigious private collection. Finally, as Barrett recalls, Until November 6, the museum is open 7 days a week.

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