† Nicholaus IIs elephant is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died 1916 at Moscow Zoo, in Russia, . Official death reason described as caught a cold and died.
Nicholaus IIs elephant was born wild at Africa unspecified location.
In the autumn of 1916, the African elephant, the pride of Nicholas II’s menagerie in Tsarskoye Selo was to be transported to Moscow. On the way over the elephant caught a cold and died. But a royal elephant is a royal elephant, and what was left of it had to be preserved. The hide alone weighed more than a ton. It was cut into three parts and pickled in barrels.
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