Pontificia Catholic University Museum in Brazil


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Pontificia Catholic University Museum
Local name PUC Minas Coração Eucarístico
Typemuseum
Address R. Dom José Gaspar, 500, Coração Eucarístico
Place Belo Horizonte
Country Brazil
Website https://www.pucminas.br
Telephone+553133194444

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Pontificia Catholic University Museum, located at R. Dom José Gaspar, 500, Coração Eucarístico, in Belo Horizonte, Brazil .

Taxidermy specimens


Pontificia Catholic University Museum 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)


    Margarita Accession nr: . Received: Margarita
    Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
    * Born at Asia unspecified location † Dead at Belo Horizonte Zoobotanica
    Death: Death reason: unknown (N/A)

    Joca Accession nr: . Received: 1995-00-00 Joca
    Species: African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
    * Born 1975 at Unknown † Dead 1995-10-03 at Belo Horizonte Zoobotanica
    Death: disease Death reason: ingested a bottle pet thus causing an infection in the digestive and respiratory pipe

    Dandara Accession nr: . Received: 2020-00-00 Dandara
    Species: African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
    * Born 1995 at Unknown † Dead 2010-04-03 at Belo Horizonte Zoobotanica
    Death: maternal death Death reason: died because she couldnt deliver her female calf

Comments / picturesPontificia Catholic University Museum in Brazil Brazil

Margaritas Skeleton to the right, and the bull Joca to the left, with David Matos Mendes who has provided information about the elephants in the collection.

References for records about Pontificia Catholic University Museum

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2021). Pontificia Catholic University Museum, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=3268. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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