Siegsdorf Natural History and Mammoth Museum in Germany


Siegsdorf Natural History and Mammoth Museum




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Local name Südostbayerisches Naturkunde- und Mammut-Museum Siegsdorf
Typemuseum

Owner
Size650 m²
Opened for public1995
Address Auenstraße 2
Zip-code 83313
Place Siegsdorf
Country Germany
Website Website
Telephone+49866213316

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Description

Siegsdorf Natural History and Mammoth Museum, located at Auenstraße 2, in Siegsdorf, Germany , opened for public in 1995.

Taxidermy specimens


Siegsdorf Natural History and Mammoth Museum has in its collection 1 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)


    Siegsdorfer Mammut Accession nr: . Received: Siegsdorfer Mammut (fossil)
    Species: Woolly Mammoth (Mammuthus primigenius)
    * Born ca 45 000 years ago at Europe unspecified location † Dead ca 45 000 years ago at Gerhartsreiter Graben
    Death: Death reason: unknown (N/A)
    Discovered as fossil 1975 by Bernard Bredow and Robert Omelanowsky at Gerhartsreiter Graben,
    Body, bone or dental material: complete skeleton, Excavated 1985,

Comments / picturesThe Siegsdorfer Naturkunde- und Mammut-Museum (Siegsdorf Natural History and Mammoth Museum) owes its origin to the discovery of 45,000 year old mammoth bones. The bones were found in the Gerhartsreiter Graben, not far from Siegsdorf. Since its opening in 1995 more than a million people have visited the museum to see the largest and best preserved mammoth Skeleton in the whole of Europe.

References for records about Siegsdorf Natural History and Mammoth Museum

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2021). Siegsdorf Natural History and Mammoth Museum, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=3343. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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