Göttingen paralectotype Mammoth Urzahn des Mammuts
Woolly Mammoth (Mammuthus primigenius) at
Osterode am Harz in Germany

dead elephant ☨ ⚪ Göttingen paralectotype Mammoth Urzahn des Mammuts dead elephant
Göttingen paralectotype Mammoth displayed as taxidermy specimen.
Göttingen paralectotype Mammoth as taxidermy specimen. Henry Fairfield Osborn's illustration of a cast
Local name: Urzahn des Mammuts
Taxidermy locationGöttingen Zoological Museum, Göttingen, Germany


Museum accession number GZG.V.010.018


Species:Woolly Mammoth (Mammuthus primigenius)
Sex and age:, unknown age
Characteristics: molar
Molar lamellar frequency:
Born:* wild
Birth place: in Europe unspecified location
Death reason: :
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Osterode am Harz, in Germany

Date of arrival

Osterode am Harz
Record history
History of updates
2021-09-10: Updated as fossil
2021-09-26: Born in Europe
(most likely)

Latest document update2021-09-26 18:07:40
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† Göttingen paralectotype Mammoth (local name:Urzahn des Mammuts) is a dead fossil Woolly Mammoth (Mammuthus primigenius), , who died at Osterode am Harz, in Germany, .

Taxidermy locationThe Taxidermy remains of this animal is within the Taxidermy collection at Göttingen Zoological Museum, in Göttingen, Germany.


Göttingen paralectotype Mammoth was born wild at Europe unspecified location.

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Göttingen paralectotype Mammoth in Osterode am Harz
Göttingen paralectotype Mammoth in Osterode am Harz

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Göttingen paralectotype Mammoth, Woolly Mammoth (Mammuthus primigenius) located at Göttingen Zoological Museum in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 3 October 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=10878. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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