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Asian elephant: type specimen confusion

Discussion in 'Websites about Zoos & Animal Conservation' started by Tim May, 27 Jan 2014.

  1. Tim May

    Tim May Well-Known Member Premium Member

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    Thanks Tim! A thoroughly entertaining example of misidentification in a natural history collection.

    It has happened to me on occasion too!
     
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    Intresting stuff !