Hoe Tusker (NHMW-Geo 2000z0047/0000)3D Model
3D scan of a skeleton of the extinct Deinotherium (translates to “terrible beast”) or hoe tusker, that came to the Natural History Museum Vienna in 1885. The bones of this prehistoric elephant were found in Franzensbad, Czech Republic and originates from the Middle Miocene.
The Deinotherium is Number 25 of the NHM Top 100 and can be found in Hall 9 of the NHM Vienna.
Specimen: Deinotherium or hoe tusker, Prodeinotherium bavaricum (Meyer 1831)
Inventory number: NHMW-Geo 2000z0047/0000
Collection: Natural History Museum Vienna, Geology & Paleontology Dept., Vertebrate Coll. (curator: Ursula Göhlich)
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Scanned and edited by Nikola Brodtmann & Viola Winkler (NHM Wien)
Scanner: Artec Leo. Infrastructure funded by the FFG.