University of Michigan Museum of Natural History in United States


University of Michigan Museum of Natural History
The Hall of Evolution at Exhibit Museum of Natural History, University of Michigan, 1109 Geddes Avenue, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.
The Hall of Evolution at Exhibit Museum of Natural History, University of Michigan, 1109 Geddes Avenue, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.


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OwnerUniversity of Michigan
Address 1109 Geddes Avenue
Place Ann Arbor
Country United States
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University of Michigan Museum of Natural History, located at 1109 Geddes Avenue, in Ann Arbor, United States .

Taxidermy specimens


University of Michigan Museum of Natural History has in its collection 2 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)


    Owosso Mastodon Accession nr: UMMNH XX?. Received: Owosso Mastodon (fossil)
    Species: American Mastodon (Mammut americanus)
    * Born about 11,000 years ago at North America unspecified forest † Dead about 11,000 years ago at Owosso farm site
    Death: Death reason: unknown (N/A)
    Discovered as fossil 1944 by ditch digger at Michael Remenars farm in Owosso,
    Body, bone or dental material: skeleton,
    Mounted 1944-1947 by William H. Buettner, preparator of the Museum staff, supervised by Dr. Ermine C. Case, professor-emeritus of vertebrate paleontology, and Dr. Claude W. Hibbard, associate curator of vertebrate paleontology. at University of Michigan Museum of Natural History, in Ann Arbor, Michigan

    Bristles Mammoth Accession nr: UMMNH XX?. Received: 2019-04-00 Bristles Mammoth (fossil)
    Species: Woolly Mammoth (Mammuthus primigenius)
    * Born between 10,000 and 15,000 years ago at North America unspecified forest † Dead between 10,000 and 15,000 years ago at Bristles farm at Scio Church Rd, Fletcher
    Death: hunted Death reason: hunted by humans who probably killed it, butchered it and stashed it in a pond. Age: ca 40 years
    Discovered as fossil 2015-09-29 by James Bristle at Bristles farm at Scio Church Rd,
    Body, bone or dental material: pelvis, skull and two tusks, numerous vertebrae, ribs and both shoulder blades, Excavated 2015-10-01, Excavated by: Professor Dan Fisher and a team of paleontologists from the University of Michigan, assisted by local excavator Jamie Bollinger,

Comments / picturesThe University of Michigan Museum of Natural History is a natural history museum in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. The museum recently moved to a new location at 1105 North University Avenue, in the University of Michigan Biological Sciences Building, and was reopened in April 2019.

The Hall of Evolution on the second floor displays exhibits on evolution and prehistoric life, including fossils, models, and dioramas of dinosaurs, ancient whales, mastodons, and other organisms. It is the largest collection on prehistoric life in Michigan.

References for records about University of Michigan Museum of Natural History

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2021). University of Michigan Museum of Natural History, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=3478. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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