Genny C (Timba) an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at Seneca Park Zoo

Genny C (Timba)
ID Number:   SSP Number: 153 - 
Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 43 years old
Management:Free contact
Location:Seneca Park Zoo
ArrivalSeneca Park Zoo 1979-05-29
from International Animal Exchange (Ferndale)
Born:* 1977 wild South Africa
Capture: 1979,
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (M) 2006-02-10 -- † 2006-02-10 stillborn, SSP nr: 547
Document updated2009-01-26: Name, Management, Text
Genny C and Lilac were purchased together from Ferndale, arriving at Seneca Park in May 1979. Thirty year old Genny C. was New York State's first and North America's eleventh African elephant to conceive through artificial insemination. The calf died in utero and was removed via caesarean section.

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Koehl, D., (2020). Genny C (Timba), an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at Seneca Park Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=608. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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