Naturmuseum Senckenberg in Germany


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Naturmuseum Senckenberg




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Local name Senckenberg Forschungsinstitut und Naturmuseum
Typemuseum
OwnerSenckenberg Nature Research Society
Address Senckenberganlage 25
Zip-code 60325
Place Frankfurt am Main
District Darmstadt
StateHesse
Country Germany
Website https://www.museumfrankfurt.senckenberg.de

DirectorsDr. Brigitte Franzen
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The Asian elephant Mädi, gifted to the museum by Zoo Frankfurt. Photo: Tobias Dornbusch, Germany.

The Asian elephant Mädi, gifted to the museum by Zoo Frankfurt. Photo: Tobias Dornbusch, Germany.
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Naturmuseum Senckenberg, located at Senckenberganlage 25, in Frankfurt am Main, Germany .

Taxidermy specimens


Naturmuseum Senckenberg has in its collection 3 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)


    Goldschmidt-Rothschild elephant Accession nr: . Received: Goldschmidt-Rothschild elephant
    Species: African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
    * Born at Congo unspecified forest † Dead 1909-00-00 at Baron Rudolph von Goldschmidt-Rothschild
    Death: hunted Death reason: shot by Rudolph von Goldschmidt-Rothschild

    Reisensburg Gomphoterium Accession nr: . Received: Reisensburg Gomphoterium (fossil)
    Species: Gomphotherium angustidens
    * Born at Europe unspecified location † Dead at Reisensburg site
    Death: Death reason: unknown (N/A)
    Body, bone or dental material: complete skeleton,

    Mädi Accession nr: . Received: 1981-00-00 Mädi
    Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
    * Born 1947 at Unknown † Dead 1981-01-27 at Frankfurt Zoo
    Death: disease Death reason: Endocrine

Comments / picturesThe Naturmuseum Senckenberg is a museum of natural history, located in Frankfurt am Main. It is the second-largest of its type in Germany.

References for records about Naturmuseum Senckenberg

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2021). Naturmuseum Senckenberg, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=3135. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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