London Natural History Museum in United Kingdom


London Natural History Museum
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Address Cromwell Rd, South Kensington
Zip-code SW7 5BD
Place London
Country United Kingdom
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Telephone+442079425000

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London Natural History Museum, located at Cromwell Rd, South Kensington, in London, United Kingdom .

Taxidermy specimens


London Natural History 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)


    Ebbsfleet Elephant Accession nr: . Received: Ebbsfleet Elephant (fossil)
    Species: Straight-tusked elephant (Palaeoloxodon antiquus)
    * Born ca 400,000-year ago at Unknown † Dead ca 400,000-year ago at Ebbsfleet dig
    Death: Death reason: unknown (N/A) by Dr Francis Wenban-Smith at building site near Swan Valley Community School, Southfleet Road, now Ebbsfleet Academy ,
    Body, bone or dental material: tusk L: 1.5 metres, Excavated by: Dr Francis Wenban-Smith,

    Chatham Elephant Accession nr: . Received: 1913-00-00 Chatham Elephant (fossil)
    Species: Straight-tusked elephant (Palaeoloxodon antiquus)
    * Born at Unknown † Dead at Upnor dig
    Death: Death reason: unknown (N/A)
    Discovered as fossil 1913 by Sydney Turner, of Luton Road, Chatham at near the River Medway on land owned by the Royal School of Military Engineering.,
    Body, bone or dental material: skeleton,
    Mounted 1927-00-00 at London Natural History Museum

    Motty Accession nr: . Received: 1978-00-00 Motty
    Species: African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
    * Born 1978-07-11 at Chester Zoo † Dead 1978-07-21 at Chester Zoo
    Death: premature Death reason: umbilical infection
    Body, bone or dental material: ,

References for records about London Natural History Museum

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2021). London Natural History Museum, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=3279. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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