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A unique museum exhibit has been restored 03.12.2020 A unique museum exhibit has been restored

Today, December 3, 2020, the restored bust of the black rhinoceros Diceros bicornis , one of the most valuable specimens of the Zoological Museum of the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, was unveiled. The animal from which the work of art was made – a bust, or medallion, was captured on January 5, 1910 by brothers Wodzicki Jerzy and Alexander in central East Africa, then – the East African German Colony (DOA), which existed until 1918, before the defeat Germany in the First World War. The obtained rhinoceros had a length of 5 m, a height of 1.5 m, the first horn – 50 cm (thin), and the second horn – 25 cm. For a long time this exhibit was privately owned, but in 1952, after J. Wodzicki's death, his wife Maria donated to the Zoological Museum...

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