Gleb Sedash, a research associate at Land of the Leopard, will deliver a lecture entitled The Far Eastern Leopard: The Rarest Feline on the Planet at the 4th Russian Geographical Society Festival in Moscow on 14 September.
The lecturer will tell festival guests what distinguishes the Far Eastern leopard from its relatives living in Africa, India and Central Asia. The audience will learn how that subspecies, which was on the brink of extinction in the wild, was rescued, how it co-exists with the Amur tiger and much more.
Gleb Sedash will give the lecture in Zaryadye Park's Nature Centre lecture hall at 4 pm on 14 September. Admission is free.
The Russian Geographical Society Festival will be held in Moscow's Zaryadye Park on 13-22 September. During those 10 days, visitors will see the diverse nature of Russia and the cultural heritage of its peoples. The festival programme includes lectures by scientists and explorers, meetings with photographers and filmmakers, workshops, documentary screenings, intellectual games and quizzes with prizes.