Royal Museum for Central Africa in Belgium


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Royal Museum for Central Africa
Local name Koninklijk Museum voor Midden-Afrika
Typemuseum
Owner

Total nrs10
Founded1897
Opened for public1897
Number of animals10
Address Park van Tervuren, Leuvensesteenweg 13
Zip-code 3080
Place Tervuren
Country Belgium
Website https://www.africamuseum.be/
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Telephone+32 2 769 52 11

DirectorsGuido Gryseels
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Description

Royal Museum for Central Africa, located at Park van Tervuren, Leuvensesteenweg 13, in Tervuren, Belgium , was founded in 1897, opened for public in 1897.

Taxidermy specimens


Royal Museum for Central Africa 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)


    Bushimaie elephant Accession nr: . Received: 1958-00-00 Bushimaie elephant
    Species: African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
    * Born at Bushimaie Hunting Reserve † Dead 1958 at Bushimaie Hunting Reserve
    Death: hunted Death reason: shot for the 1958 World's Fair.

References for records about Royal Museum for Central Africa

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2021). Royal Museum for Central Africa, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=3037. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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