The Shanghai Natural History Museum launched a Special Exhibition for the Year of the Ox 2021
On February 12, the first day of the year of the ox, the 2021 Special Exhibition for the Year of the Ox kicked off in the Temporary Exhibition Hall (B1) of the Shanghai Natural History Museum (a branch of the SSTM). The exhibitions of Chinese Zodiac are original exhibitions of the SSTM, popular among the Shanghai citizens for their unique perspective and scientific and interesting content.
This exhibition, based on the characteristics of the Shanghai Natural History Museum, uses questions to guide the audiences and leads them to explore the relationship between ox and man in the past millions of years. On the theme of "Ox and Man Are Companions", the exhibition is presented along a timeline. It tells the connections between man and ox in the past millions of years through five parts: Foreword (Ox and Ox Culture), Paralleled Movements, Crisscrossed Footprints, Changing Roles, and Go Ahead Side by Side. The exhibition aims to popularize the knowledge of ox and its contribution to mankind, let the audiences feel the coexistence relationship between man and animals, and establish the awareness of protecting endangered animals.