African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Ramat Gan Zoo in Israel

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Timbo  dead elephant


EEP nr6101
SSP nr552


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 17 years old
Born:* 1961 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1964? Arusha National Park
Imported:1964 by Unknown
Dead: 1978-05-03
Death reason: disease: Cancer in the stomach
Total: 3 babies

1. Born 1974-08-11 Yossi EEP id: 7402 SSP id: 555

2. Born 1977-11-17
(dead † 2011-09-06)
Lara (Amy) EEP id: 7702

3. Born 1978-01-17
(dead † 2008-07-00)
Shara (Sara) EEP id: 7801 SSP id: 556
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Ramat Gan Zoo, in Israel

Date of arrival

Ramat Gan Zoo
from Tel Aviv Zoo

1964-00-00Tel Aviv Zoo
from Arusha National Park

Record history
History of updates2021-03-13

Latest document update2021-09-18 10:52:34
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† Timbo is a dead Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died 1978-05-03 at Ramat Gan Zoo, in Israel, . Official death reason described as Cancer in the stomach.


Total: 3 babies

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


Timbo was born wild 1961, captured 1964? , captured at Arusha National Park. and imported 1964 by Unknown

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Timbo, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Ramat Gan Zoo in Israel. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 21 May 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2126. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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