Timbo an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at Ramat Gan Zoo

☨ Timbo
ID Number:EEP Number: 6101 -    SSP Number: 552 - 
Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 17 years old
Dead date: 1978-05-03
Death reason: disease: Cancer in the stomach
Location:Ramat Gan Zoo
ArrivalRamat Gan Zoo from Tel Aviv Zoo
Tel Aviv Zoo 1964-00-00
from Arusha National Park
Born:* 1961 wild
Offspring, year of birth, year of death:

    Total: 3 babies

  1. (M) 1974-08-11 Yossi, EEP nr: 7402, SSP nr: 555
  2. (F) 1977-11-17 -- † 2011-09-06 Lara (Amy), EEP nr: 7702
  3. (F) 1978-01-17 -- † 2008-07-00 Shara (Sara), EEP nr: 7801, SSP nr: 556
Document updated2011-05-04: prev location

2011-06-11: SSP RE
2018-03-01: link to EleWiki submitted

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Timbo, an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at Ramat Gan Zoo in Israel. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 1 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2126. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Page 83, 107, Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger

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