Miss Siam
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Adelaide Zoo in Australia

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Miss Siam  dead elephant
Taxidermy locationSouth Australian Museum, Adelaide, Australia

Identification

Local id Number 188302
ASMP nr2

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 23 years old
Origin
Born:* 1881 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 1904-05-07
Death reason: unknown:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Adelaide Zoo, in Australia

Date of arrival

1884-01-01Adelaide Zoo
from Melbourne Zoo

Record history
History of updates2013-05-21: studbook box

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Miss Siam is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1904-05-07 at Adelaide Zoo, in Australia, .

Taxidermy locationThe Taxidermy remains of this animal is within the Taxidermy collection at South Australian Museum, in Adelaide, Australia, since 1904-00-00.

Origin


Miss Siam was born wild 1881.


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Records about Miss Siam from Australasian Region Asian Elephant Studbook (2011)
2 F ~ 1881 WILD WILD THAILAND ~ 1881 NONE Birth MISS SIAM
MELBOURNE ~ 1883 188302 Transfer
ADELAIDE 1 Jan 1884 000001 Transfer
7 May 1904 Death
[Death by: Unknown means]



Contradictory records:

Other sources state arrival 2nd of january 1884 in Adelaide.
Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Miss Siam, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Adelaide Zoo in Australia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2054. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Taxon Report for Elephas maximus, by Sjoukje Vaartjes, Animal Records Officer, Melbourne Zoo.
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Categories1904 deaths | South Australian Museum Taxidermy | 1881 births | Born in Thailand | Elephants from Adelaide Zoo | Australia | Asian elephants


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