African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Platschow Elefantenhof in Germany

♀ Timba



Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 39 years old
Management:Free contact
Born:* 1984 wild
Birth place: in Kruger National Park
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Platschow Elefantenhof, in Germany

Date of arrival

1985-00-00Platschow Elefantenhof
from Grömitz Zoo (Zoo Arche Noah)

Grömitz Zoo (Zoo Arche Noah)
from Kruger National Park

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History of updates2011-06-05: year of arrival

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Timba is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Platschow Elefantenhof, in Germany.

Timba arrived in 1985-00-00 to the Platschow Elefantenhof, relocated from the Grömitz Zoo (Zoo Arche Noah), in Germany.

Timba lives together with 8 other elephants at the Platschow Elefantenhof:
  1. Citta born 1987
  2. Kenya (Kenia) born 1988
  3. lndra born 1988
  4. Sandra born 1980
  5. Somali born 1985
  6. Susi (Susie) born 1971
  7. Tembo born 1986
  8. Vana born 1959

detailed list with arrival dates etc.


Timba was born wild 1984 at Kruger National Park.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Timba, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Platschow Elefantenhof in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 9 December 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=257. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Survey 2008 - Elephants in European circuses published by European Elephant Group: Tobias Dornbusch, Jürgen Schilfarth

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