Star (Timba)
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Montgomery Zoo in United States

♀ Star (Timba)


SSP nr490


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 42 years old
Management:Protected contact
Born:* 1982 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1984
Imported:1984 by Jumbolair (Arthur Jones)
Freight:Air, private Boeing 707
Total: 1 babies

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

Date of arrival

2004-12-17Montgomery Zoo
from Riverbanks Zoological Park

2003-11-04Riverbanks Zoological Park
from Hollywild Animal Park (David Meeks)

from Hollywild Animal Park (David Meeks)

1986-01-00Hollywild Animal Park (David Meeks)
from Jumbolair (Arthur Jones)

Record history
History of updates2020-11-07

Latest document update2021-09-18 07:03:54
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Star (Timba) is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Montgomery Zoo, in United States.

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


Star (Timba) lives together with 2 other elephants at the Montgomery Zoo:

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. Tina (Tanya) born 1984
  2. Tonji (Makena) born 2007-11-07


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


Star (Timba) was born wild 1982, captured 1984 . and imported 1984 by Jumbolair (Arthur Jones), 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 list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Star (Timba), African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Montgomery Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 23 June 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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