unknown
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Gautiers Menagerie in France

dead elephant ☨ ♂ unknown  dead elephant
Taxidermy locationGautiers Menagerie, Faucon, Avignon, France

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Subspecies: Elephas maximus maximus
Sex and age:Male ♂
Origin
Born:* wild
Birth place: in Sri Lanka unspecified location
Death
Dead: 1807
Death location: Gautiers Menagerie Copenhagen
Death reason: killed: during the English attack on Copenhagen
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Gautiers Menagerie, in France

Date of arrival

Gautiers Menagerie
from United Kingdom (England) unspecified location

United Kingdom (England) unspecified location
from Sri Lanka unspecified location

Record history
History of updates2020-10-06

Latest document update2021-11-04 04:29:03
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† unknown is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1807 at Gautiers Menagerie, in France, . Official death reason described as during the English attack on Copenhagen.

Museum locationThe Museum specimen remains of this animal is within the collection at Gautiers Menagerie, in Faucon, Avignon, France.

Origin


unknown was born wild at Sri Lanka unspecified location.


Comments / pictures

This elephant was the very first touring in Scandinavia:
1804: From St Petersburg to Finland.
September 1804-1807 Touring in Sweden
May 1807 Denmark where the elephant was killed during the English attack on Copenhagen.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2023). unknown, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Gautiers Menagerie in France. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 11 December 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2588. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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