The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University in United States


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Local name Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia
Typemuseum
OwnerDrexel University
Founded1812
Address 302 Market St
Place Philadelphia
StatePennsylvania
Country United States
Website https://ansp.org/
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Description

The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, located at 302 Market St, in Philadelphia, United States , was founded in 1812.

Taxidermy specimens


The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University 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)


    Forepaughs Bolivar Accession nr: . Received: 1908-00-00 Forepaughs Bolivar
    Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
    * Born 1861 at Asia unspecified location † Dead 1908-07-21 at Philadelphia Zoo
    Death: age Death reason: stated or assumed dead from old age

Comments / picturesThe Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, formerly the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, is the oldest natural science research institution and museum in the Americas. It was founded in 1812

2011: the Academy became affiliated with nearby Drexel University and changed its name to the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University.

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Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2021). The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=3040. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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