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

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Göttingen paralectotype Mammoth displayed as museum specimen.
Göttingen paralectotype Mammoth as museum 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 updates2021-07-24

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, .

Museum locationThe Museum specimen remains of this animal is within the 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, (2024). Göttingen paralectotype Mammoth, Woolly Mammoth (Mammuthus primigenius) located at Göttingen Zoological Museum in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 21 April 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=10878. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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