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Museum of Texas Tech Opens Two Major Exhibitions Examining Wildlife

Sally Post

March 5, 2018

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Gary Morgan, executive director of the Museum of Texas Tech University, is available to discuss the Wildlife Photographer of the Year and the Grasslands of North America and Africa exhibitions.

WHAT: Gary Morgan, executive director of the Museum of Texas Tech University, is available to media to discuss the Wildlife Photographer of the Year and the Grasslands of North America and Africa exhibitions. Both exhibits engage with the human impacts upon our natural world.

WHEN: 9-10 a.m. Thursday (March 8)

WHERE: Museum of Texas Tech University, 4th Street and Indiana Avenue.

EVENT: The world-renowned Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition, on loan from the Natural History Museum in London, opened at the Museum of Texas Tech University on March 2. The competition is the most prestigious photography event of its kind, providing a global platform that showcases the natural world's most astonishing and challenging sights for more than 50 years.

The Grasslands of North America and Africa explores the grasslands of the world. The exhibit compares the biodiversity of animals in the North American grassland surrounding the South Plains region to that found in the famous African grasslands seen on television and read about in books.

CONTACT: Gary Morgan, executive director, Museum of Texas Tech University, Texas Tech University, (806) 742-2442 or gary.morgan@ttu.edu

 

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