African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Timbo at Shambala Preserve

 ☨ ♂ Timbo  
Elephant bull Timbi and Shambala founder, actor Tippi Hedren
Elephant bull Timbi and Shambala founder, actor Tippi Hedren


SSP nr508


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 49 years old
Born:* 1956 wild
Birth place:
Dead: 2005-07-16
Death reason: age:
Present / last location:Shambala Preserve, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1972-00-00Shambala Preserve
from Okanagan Game Farm

Document updated2011-04-17: Previous locations, Birth, SSP, Text RE
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† Timbo is a dead Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died at Shambala Preserve, in United States, from age 2005-07-16. (see detailed list).


Timbo was born wild 1956.

Comments / pictures

From Wayne Jackson:
-Timbo- African male
-Arrived 1958, Penticton Game Farm
-Imported from Germany (Berlin Zoo?)
-Sold to Shambala Preserve, Acton California, 1973
-Died June 5th, 2005

Contradictory records:
The North American Regional Studbook for the African Elephant lists an arrival date for Timbo to Shambala "~Jan 1973."

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Timbo, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Shambala Preserve in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 27 July 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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