Bushimaie elephant
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Bushimaie Hunting Reserve in Congo

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Bushimaie elephant  dead elephant
Bushimaie elephant displayed as taxidermy specimen.
Bushimaie elephant as taxidermy specimen. This image is inline deepink from an external server, inline linking does not directly infringe copyright but can be removed on request.
Taxidermy locationRoyal Museum for Central Africa, Tervuren, Belgium



Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂
Born:* wild
Birth place: in Bushimaie Hunting Reserve
Dead: 1958
Death location: Domaine de la chasse de la Bushimaie in South Kasai.
Death reason: hunted: shot for the 1958 World's Fair.
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Bushimaie Hunting Reserve, in Congo

Date of arrival

Bushimaie Hunting Reserve
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History of updates2020-10-07

Latest document update2021-07-12 14:15:10
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† Bushimaie elephant is a dead Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died 1958 at Bushimaie Hunting Reserve, in Congo, . Official death reason described as shot for the 1958 World's Fair..

Taxidermy locationThe Taxidermy remains of this animal is within the Taxidermy collection at Royal Museum for Central Africa, in Tervuren, Belgium, since 1958-00-00.


Bushimaie elephant was born wild at Bushimaie Hunting Reserve.

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Collected for the 1958 World's Fair.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Bushimaie elephant, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Bushimaie Hunting Reserve in Congo. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 18 May 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=6742. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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Categories1958 deaths | Royal Museum for Central Africa Taxidermy | Elephants from Bushimaie Hunting Reserve | Congo | African savanna elephants

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