Macleay Museum in Australia

Macleay Museum
Local nameChau Chak Wing Museum
OwnerUniversity of Sydney
AddressMacleay, 3 University Of Sydney, Science Rd, Camperdown
Zip-codeNSW 2006
StateNew South Wales

Directors2013-now: David Ellis
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Macleay Museum, located at Macleay, 3 University Of Sydney, Science Rd, Camperdown, in Sydney, Australia, was founded in 1887.

Taxidermy specimens

Macleay Museum has in its collection 1 elephantine taxidermy specimens with records in this database:

(Measurements of teeth and body parts follow the system described by Maglio (1973; P = plate number, L = length, W = width, H = height, LF = lamellar frequency)

    GandhiAccession nr: . Received: Gandhi
    Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
    * Born 1912 at Asia unspecified location † Dead 1968-04-19 at Sydney Zoo (Taronga)
    Death: unknown Death reason: unknown (N/A)

Comments / pictures

The Macleay Museum gallery closed 2016 to the public in preparation for the opening of the new Chau Chak Wing Museum, scheduled for completion in late 2020.

References for records about Macleay Museum

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2021). Macleay Museum, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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This document was updated: 2021-06-27 04:25:57

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