African forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis)
Josephine at Philadelphia Zoo


 ☨ ♀ Josephine  
Taxidermy locationWashington National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC, United States

Identification

Museum accession number NMNH USNM 270993
SSP nr5

Description

Species:African forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Characteristics:skull, skeleton, nerve stored in a jar of alcohol
Origin
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 1943-03-12
Death reason: unknown:
Locations
Present / last location:Philadelphia Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1925-04-04Philadelphia Zoo
from Joseph Shirley

Document updated2011-04-06: Previous location, SSP RE
2021-07-28: Museum details
Random literature
Description

† Josephine is a dead Female ♀ African forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis), , who died at Philadelphia Zoo, in United States, 1943-03-12.

The Taxidermy remains of this animal is within the Taxidermy collection at Washington National Museum of Natural History, in Washington, DC, United States, since 1943-03-12.

(see detailed list).

Origin


Josephine was born wild .



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Josephine, African forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis) located at Philadelphia Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 July 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1459. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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