Fairbanks Creek Mammoth
Woolly Mammoth (Mammuthus primigenius) at
Fairbanks Creek in United States

dead elephant ☨ ⚪ Fairbanks Creek Mammoth  dead elephant

Alternative name: Effie
Taxidermy location American Museum of Natural History, New York, United States


Museum accession number AMNH ?


Species:Woolly Mammoth (Mammuthus primigenius)
Sex and age:, unknown age
Characteristics: mummified head, trunk, and left forelimb
Born:* 21,300 years ago (±1,300) wild
Birth place: in North America unspecified forest
Dead: 21,300 years ago (±1,300)
Death location: Fairbanks Creek
Death reason: :
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Fairbanks Creek, in United States

Date of arrival

Fairbanks Creek
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† Fairbanks Creek Mammoth is a dead fossil Woolly Mammoth (Mammuthus primigenius), , who died at Fairbanks Creek, in United States, .

Museum locationThe Museum specimen remains of this animal is within the collection at American Museum of Natural History, in New York, United States.


Fairbanks Creek Mammoth was born wild at North America unspecified forest.

Comments / pictures

Mummified head, trunk, and left forelimb of a mammoth calf. It was recovered from muck near prehistoric scraper

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Fairbanks Creek Mammoth, Woolly Mammoth (Mammuthus primigenius) located at American Museum of Natural History in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 22 June 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=10825. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Dixon, J.E., 1999. Bones, Boats, & Bison: Archaeology and the First Colonization of Western North America. University of New Mexico, Albuquerque. 322 pp
  • Farrand, W.R., 1961. Frozen mammoths and modern geology. Science, pp. 729-735.
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_mammoth_specimens

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