Ebbsfleet Elephant
Straight-tusked elephant (Palaeoloxodon antiquus) at
Ebbsfleet dig in United Kingdom

dead elephant ☨ ⚪ Ebbsfleet Elephant  dead elephant
Taxidermy locationLondon Natural History Museum, London, United Kingdom



Species:Straight-tusked elephant (Palaeoloxodon antiquus)
Sex and age:, unknown age
Characteristics: tusk L: 1.5 metres
Born:* ca 400,000-year ago wild
Birth place:
Dead: ca 400,000-year ago
Death location: Ebbsfleet dig
Death reason: :
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Present / last location:Ebbsfleet dig, in United Kingdom

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History of updates2021-07-05

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† Ebbsfleet Elephant is a dead fossil Straight-tusked elephant (Palaeoloxodon antiquus), , who died at Ebbsfleet dig, in United Kingdom, .

Museum locationThe Museum specimen remains of this animal is within the collection at London Natural History Museum, in London, United Kingdom.


Ebbsfleet Elephant was born wild .

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Between 1997 and 2004, a series of excavations were undertaken in advance of the construction of the Ebbsfleet International Station high-speed rail link.

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Koehl, Dan, (2023). Ebbsfleet Elephant, Straight-tusked elephant (Palaeoloxodon antiquus) located at London Natural History Museum in United Kingdom. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 November 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=10821. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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