Trinity’ College Zoological Museum in United Kingdom


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Trinity’ College Zoological Museum
Typemuseum
OwnerUniversity of Dublin
Founded1777
Country United Kingdom
Website https://www.tcd.ie
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Description

Trinity’ College Zoological Museum, United Kingdom , was founded in 1777.

Taxidermy specimens


Trinity’ College Zoological 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)


    Prince Accession nr: . Received: 1882-00-00 Prince
    Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
    * Born at Asia unspecified location † Dead 1882 at Dublin Zoo
    Death: unknown Death reason: unknown (N/A)

Comments / picturesThe museum dates back to 1777 where it then resided in Regent House, overlooking Front Square.

Prince Tom, the first elephant to visit Australia and New Zealand and who spent his last years in Dublin Zoo, is just one of the high-profile specimens on display in the museum. Prince Tom belonged to Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh.

References for records about Trinity’ College Zoological Museum

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2021). Trinity’ College Zoological Museum, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=3046. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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