Museo Civico di Zoologia in Italy


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African bull elephant Toto, in real life, and mounted at the museum.
African bull elephant Toto, in real life, and mounted at the museum.


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Local name Museo Civico di Zoologia
Accession Code MCZR
Typemuseum
Founded1932
Address Via Ulisse Aldrovandi, 18
Zip-code 00197
Place Roma
Country Italy
Website https://www.museodizoologia.it/
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Description

Museo Civico di Zoologia, located at Via Ulisse Aldrovandi, 18, in Roma, Italy , was founded in 1932.

Taxidermy specimens


Museo Civico di Zoologia has in its collection 6 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)


    Toto Accession nr: MCZR OS.1311. Received: 1939-00-00 Toto
    Species: African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
    * Born at Unknown † Dead 1939 at Rome Zoo
    Death: disease Death reason:

    Remo Accession nr: MCZR OS.1306. Received: 1952-12-00 Remo
    Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
    * Born 1950-09-02 at Rome Zoo † Dead 1952-12-24 at Rome Zoo
    Death: disease Death reason: Gastritis

    stillborn Accession nr: MCZR OS.1312?. Received: 1953-09-00 stillborn
    Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
    * Born 1953-09-11 at Rome Zoo † Dead 1953-09-11 at Rome Zoo
    Death: stillborn Death reason:

    Zuma Accession nr: MCZR OS.1310. Received: 1956-01-00 Zuma
    Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
    * Born 1955-07-03 at Rome Zoo † Dead 1955-12-31 at Rome Zoo
    Death: unknown Death reason: unknown (N/A)

    Ercolino Accession nr: MCZR OS.1308. Received: 1976-12-00 Ercolino
    Species: African forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis)
    * Born 1973 at Gabon unspecified forest † Dead 1976-12-24 at Rome Zoo
    Death: unknown Death reason: unknown (N/A)

    Jumbo Accession nr: MCZR OS.1313. Received: 1979-10-00 Jumbo
    Species: African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
    * Born at Africa unspecified location † Dead 1979-10-06 at Rome Zoo
    Death: unknown Death reason: unknown (N/A)
    Body, bone or dental material: mandible saved,

Comments / picturesThe Museo Civico di Zoologia is a natural history museum in Rome, central Italy. It is situated next to the Bioparc (Zoo) and can be entered by the Zoo or through the entrance on via Ulisse Aldrovandi. Founded in 1932, it is said to continue the natural history tradition of the Gabinetto di Zoologia dell'Università Pontificia and the collections date from 1792.

References for records about Museo Civico di Zoologia

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2021). Museo Civico di Zoologia, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=3051. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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