† Kelvin is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1899 at Scottish Zoo and Glasgow Hippodrome, in United Kingdom, .
Kelvin was born wild .
This young male Indian Elephant died of natural causes in the Scottish Zoo, Glasgow 1899 and was bought by the museum from EH Bostock for £7. Almost a century later, in August 1997, he was garlanded with ribbons and silks and took part in a procession through Glasgow to mark the 50th anniversary of India's independence.
It is not known what his original name was. Following a competition run by the Evening Times newspaper in 1997, he was named 'Kelvin'.
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