Royal British Columbia Museum in Canada


Royal British Columbia Museum
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Founded1886
Place Victoria
StateBritish Columbia
Country Canada
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Description

Royal British Columbia Museum, in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada , was founded in 1886.

Taxidermy specimens


Royal British Columbia 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)


    RBCM Moeritherium Accession nr: . Received: RBCM Moeritherium (fossil)
    Species: Moeritherium lyonsi
    * Born at Africa unspecified location † Dead at Africa unspecified location
    Death: Death reason: unknown (N/A)

Comments / picturesFounded in 1886, the Royal British Columbia Museum (sometimes referred to as Royal BC Museum) consists of The Province of British Columbia\'s natural and human history museum as well as the British Columbia Provincial Archives. The museum is located in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. The "Royal" title was approved by Queen Elizabeth II and bestowed by HRH Prince Philip in 1987, to coincide with a Royal tour of that year.

The museum merged with the British Columbia Provincial Archives in 2003.

References for records about Royal British Columbia Museum

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2021). Royal British Columbia Museum, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=3437. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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