Plastinated: Samba the elephant is the latest to receive the 'Dr Death' von Hagens treatment

Jumbo-sized: Dr Gunther von Hagens poses with his biggest ever plastinated corpse - a 13ft tall elephant named Samba  Read more:
Jumbo-sized: Dr Gunther von Hagens poses with his biggest ever plastinated corpse - a 13ft tall elephant named Samba Read more:

2009-11-05 - London, United Kingdom , ALAN HALL and SARA NELSON

Germany’s 'Dr Death' Gunter von Hagens has plastinated a pachyderm for a Jumbo-sized exhibition. The corpse collector, who preserves bodies for eternity with a special gel to display around the world, turned his unique talents to Samba the elephant. She passed away last year at the age of 41 in Neukirchen Zoo in Germany.

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