Star (Timba) an African savanna elephant at Montgomery Zoo

♀ Star (Timba)
Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 39 years old
Id numberSSP Number: (490)
Management:Protected contact
Born:* 1982 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1984
Freight:Air, private Boeing 707
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 2011-10-23
(dead † 2011-10-23)
stillborn SSP id: 00
Present / last location:Montgomery Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2004-12-17Montgomery Zoo
from Riverbanks Zoological Park
Riverbanks Zoological Park 2003-11-04
from Hollywild Animal Park (David Meeks)
from Hollywild Animal Park (David Meeks)
Hollywild Animal Park (David Meeks) 1986-01-00
from Jumbolair (Arthur Jones)

Document updated2009-01-01: Previous locations, Management, Text
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Star (Timba) is a Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), living in Montgomery Zoo, in United States.

Star (Timba) arrived in Montgomery Zoo 2004-12-17, relocated from Riverbanks Zoological Park, in United States.

In Montgomery Zoo, Star (Timba) lives together with 2 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Tina (Tanya) born 1984
  2. ,
  3. Tonji (Makena) born 2007-11-07
  4. , (see detailed list).


  1. (M) 2011-10-23 -- † 2011-10-23 stillborn SSP id: 00


Star (Timba) was born wild 1982, captured 1984 . and imported 1984, Air, private Boeing 707

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A year after Belinda's death, Star was added to the Riverbank's zoo collection in November 2003, but removed nearly a year later due to difficulties integrating her into the rest of the group.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Star (Timba), an African savanna at Montgomery Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 20 January 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Ryan Easley, USA


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