I spent five weeks at the National Museums of Kenya (NMK), in Nairobi, to study the unique collection of fossil Elephantids curated there. Many reasons can take you the NMK if you study the evolution of the elephants sensu lato. And actually, many brought me there. I was lucky enough to perform this visit with…
I spent 6 weeks in the amazing collections of worldwide elephants at the Museum fur Naturkunde (MfN) in Berlin (Germany). There, I worked under the nice supervision of Robert Asher, then curator of the mammalogy collections.
I spent 6 weeks at the Royal Institute of Natural Sciences of Belgium, now called Museum of Natural Sciences in Brussel (Belgium)
In a visit that spanned 4 months during the 2002-2003 winter-to-spring time, I studied the entire collection of elephant skulls of the Royal Museum for Central Africa (MRAC) of Tervuren (Belgium).