South Australian Museum in Australia


South Australian Museum
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Address North Terrace
Zip-code SA 5000
Place Adelaide
StateSouth Australia
Country Australia
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South Australian Museum, located at North Terrace, in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia .

Taxidermy specimens


South Australian 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)


    Miss Siam Accession nr: . Received: 1904-00-00 Miss Siam
    Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
    * Born 1881 at Unknown † Dead 1904-05-07 at Adelaide Zoo
    Death: unknown Death reason: unknown (N/A)

    Samorn Accession nr: . Received: 1994-00-00 Samorn
    Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
    * Born 1950 at Unknown † Dead 1994-10-10 at Monarto Zoo
    Death: accident Death reason: fell in the moat and died

Comments / picturesMiss Siam, an Indian elephants Skeleton, is in the Museum\'s science centre, where many collection items are stored and research is undertaken. She lived at the Adelaide Zoo and died in 1904.

References for records about South Australian Museum

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2021). South Australian Museum, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=3048. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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