unknown name
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
English East India Company in United Kingdom

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Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Subspecies: Elephas maximus sumatranus
Sex and age:
Born:* wild
Birth place: in Sumatra unspecified location
Imported:1730 by English East India Company
Freight:by ship "Marlborough" from British Sumatra
Dead: 1730
Death location: English East India Company Blackwall
Death reason: accident: Ship exploded after a candle fell into Salpetre
Locations - owners
Present / last location:English East India Company, in United Kingdom

Date of arrival

1730-00-00English East India Company
from Port of Bencoolen

1730-00-00Port of Bencoolen
from Sumatra unspecified location

Record history
History of updates2021-08-08

Latest document update2021-07-09 12:42:10
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† unknown name is a dead Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1730 at English East India Company, in United Kingdom, . Official death reason described as Ship exploded after a candle fell into Salpetre.


unknown name was born wild at Sumatra unspecified location. and imported 1730 by English East India Company, by ship "Marlborough" from British Sumatra

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Koehl, Dan, (2024). unknown name, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at English East India Company in United Kingdom. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 22 July 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=10844. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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