African forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis) at
Naples Zoo in Italy

dead elephant ☨ ⚪ Mukkei  dead elephant
Taxidermy locationMuseo Civico di Zoologia, Roma, Italy


Museum accession number MCZR OS.1307


Species:African forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis)
Sex and age:unknown, unknown age, unknown age
Born:* unknown
Birth place: in Africa unspecified location
Dead: 1955
Death location: Naples Zoo
Death reason: :
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Naples Zoo, in Italy

Date of arrival

Naples Zoo
from Gangala-na-Bodio Elephant Domestication Center

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History of updates2023-05-27

Latest document update2023-06-21 16:56:01
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† Mukkei is a dead unknown African forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis), , who died 1955 at Naples Zoo, in Italy, .

Museum locationThe Museum specimen remains of this animal is within the collection at Museo Civico di Zoologia, in Roma, Italy, since 1956-00-00.


Mukkei was born unknown at Africa unspecified location.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Mukkei, African forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis) located at Naples Zoo in Italy. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 11 December 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Critical inventory of Loxodonta and Elephas (Mammalia, Proboscidea) cranial remains in the collections of the Museo Civico di Zoologia of Rome,

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