|ID nr:||ASMP Number: 28 -|
|Species:||Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)|
|Sex and age:||Male ♂ 56 years old|
|Dead date:||† 1968-04-19|
|Arrival||Sydney Zoo 1950-05-15 from Bullens Circus|
|Born:||* 1912 wild|
|Document updated||2010-04-24: text, picture.|
2010-05-23: dates, asmp nr.
Photo of Gandhis head at Macleay Museum, Sydney University.
After his death, Gandhi was decapitated by Mark Jolly in 1968, and exhibited at the Dental Hospital, later at the Macleay Museum at Sydney University, where it hangs above a staircase to this day.
Reference listKoehl, D., (2020). Gandhi, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Sydney Zoo in Australia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 23 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2070. (archived at the Wayback machine)
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