Worlds largest elephant an African savanna elephant at Cuando River region



 ☨ ♂ Worlds largest elephant  
The worlds largest elephant preserved in the National History Museum, Washington, USA.
The worlds largest elephant preserved in the National History Museum, Washington, USA.

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂
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Origin
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead date: 1955-11-13
Death reason: hunted: shot
Locations
Present / last location:Cuando River region, in Angola

Date of Arrival

Cuando River region

Document updated2011-12-30: 
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† Worlds largest elephant is a dead Male ♂ African savanna elephant, (Loxodonta africana), who died at Cuando River region, in Angola, hunted in 1955-11-13, shot(see detailed list).

Origin


Worlds largest elephant was born wild .


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The largest elephant on record was an adult male African elephant hunted by Jose Fenykovi from Madrid in Angola in 1955.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Worlds largest elephant, an African savanna at Cuando River region in Angola. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 November 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=7650. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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