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Rotterdam Natural History Museum in Netherlands

Rotterdam Natural History Museum

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Local name Natuurhistorisch Museum Rotterdam

Opened for public1927
Address Westzeedijk 345
Zip-code 3015 AA
Place Rotterdam
Country Netherlands
Website Website

DirectorsKees Moeliker

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Rotterdam Natural History Museum, located at Westzeedijk 345, in Rotterdam, Netherlands , opened for public in 1927.

Taxidermy specimens

Rotterdam Natural History Museum has in its collection 1 elephantine museum 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)

    Ramon Accession nr: . Received: 1998-04-24 Ramon
    Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
    * Born 1970-12-07 at Hannover Zoo † Dead 1998-04-24 at Rotterdam Zoo
    Death: disease Death reason: Cerebral hemorrhage

Comments / picturesIn 1922, the Rotterdam section of the Nederlandsche Natuurhistorische Vereeniging (Dutch Natural History Association) founded the Vereeniging tot Oprichting en Instandhouding van een Natuurhistorisch Museum (Association for Establishing and Maintaining a Natural History Museum). In 1927, the Natuurhistorisch Museum (Natural History Museum) opened.

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Koehl, Dan (2023). Rotterdam Natural History Museum, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=3039. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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