† Leibniz Mammoth is a dead fossil Woolly Mammoth (Mammuthus primigenius), , who died at Salzgitter-Thiede, in Germany, .
Leibniz Mammoth was born wild at Europe unspecified location.
Before Blumenbach described the Woolly Mammoth, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1646-1716) used an illustration of a mammoth molar, in his “Protogaea“ which he wrote 1698. This Molar
was excavated in a village in Thiede, Salzgitter, in Nidersachsen-Thiede, and was kept in Göttingen Zoological Museum in Germany until the WoldWar II, when it was thought that the Molar
Only some years ago, both this Molar
and also the Molar
which Blumenbach used for his description of the Woolly Mammoth, were found again.
(The name Leibniz Mammoth is already submitted into the link, just click on the link for relevant results)