unknown an African savanna elephant at Royal Melbourne Zoological Park

 ☨ ⚪ unknown  
Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:unknown < 1, unknown age
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Status:Lost to follow-up
Born:* unknown
Birth place: in South Africa unspecified location
Dead date:
Death reason: :
Present / last location:Royal Melbourne Zoological Park, in Australia

Date of Arrival

South Africa unspecified location from Highfield Hall (Ellis Stanley Joseph)
Highfield Hall (Ellis Stanley Joseph) 1914-12-00
from Ellis Stanley Joseph
Ellis Stanley Joseph 1914-12-00
from Unknown
from South Africa unspecified location

Document updated2018-11-11: new record
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† unknown is a dead Lost to follow-up unknown African savanna elephant, (Loxodonta africana), who died at Royal Melbourne Zoological Park, in Australia, in , (see detailed list).


unknown was born unknown in South Africa unspecified location. and imported 1914

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1914-12-26: Mr. Ellis Joseph, who is well known to the directors of the various Zoological Gardens in the Commonwealth, and to zoological collectors generally, is a passenger from Durban to the eastern States by the
Swedish-Australian steamer Nordic, which arrived at Port Adelaide on Thurs
day. He is a collector of wild and rare animals and birds, and has with him on the present trip a fine collection. It in cludes a brown hyena, two lions, four leopards, two zebras, two South American llamas, Moufflons, Barbary sheep, blesbok, springbok, ducker bok, impalla, and sable antelopes, jackals, lemurs, two South African elephants. "RARE ANTMALS AND BIRDS." The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) 26 december 1914: 6. Web. 11 nov 2018

A young African elephant is: looked upon as a great acquisition (Melbourne Zoo)

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). unknown, an African savanna at Royal Melbourne Zoological Park in Australia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 27 November 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=11109. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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