Nairobi National Museum in Kenya


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Nairobi National Museum
Typemuseum
Total nrs
Founded1929
First elephant arrived1929
Address Kipande Rd
Place Nairobi
Country Kenya
Website https://www.museums.or.ke/nairobi-national-museum/
Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/nairobimuseum/
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Description

Nairobi National Museum, located at Kipande Rd, in Nairobi, Kenya , was founded in 1929 and the first elephant arrived in 1929.

Taxidermy specimens


Nairobi National Museum has in its collection 2 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)


    Ahmed Accession nr: . Received: 1974-00-00 Ahmed
    Species: African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
    * Born 1919 at Marsabit National Reserve † Dead 1974 at Marsabit National Reserve
    Death: age Death reason: stated or assumed dead from old age

    Tim (wild) Accession nr: . Received: 2020-02-00 Tim (wild)
    Species: African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
    * Born 1969 at Amboseli National Park † Dead 2020-03-04 at Amboseli National Park
    Death: age Death reason: stated or assumed dead from old age
    Body, bone or dental material: complete body,

Comments / picturesThe museum is open on all 356 days throughout the year from 0830hrs -17300hrs.Nairobi National Museum is located at the Museum Hill, approximately 10 minutes drive from the Nairobi city centre accessible both by public and private means.

References for records about Nairobi National Museum

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2021). Nairobi National Museum, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=2995. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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