Lyuba Baby Mammoth of the Ice Age

Exhibition features

  • Lyuba-42,000-year-old mummy from the Shemanovsky Museum, Siberia
  • Replica of full-size 4.6m tall adult mammoth from Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing
  • Skulls of other extinct animals: Steppe Bison, Cave Lion and Woolly Rhino
  • Nenets culture: clothing, tools, lifestyle
  • Video documentaries and educational graphics

Exhibition period

  • ifc mall, Hong Kong, 12 April to 10 May 2012
  • Hong Kong Science Museum, 14 May to 10 June 2012


  • 400,000 visitors at ifc mall
  • 120,000 at HK Science Museum
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Lyuba, the world’s most well preserved Baby Mammoth made her Asian debut in Hong Kong. The near perfect 1-month-old baby, attracted unprecedented crowds – some 400,000 visitors in 1 month – in an exhibition about her lost world, extinction and climate change.

Exhibition trailer
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Exhibition posters
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Lyuba in special transport case
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Art handlers place Lyuba in showcase