Timbo an African savanna elephant at Shambala Preserve

Male ♂ African savanna Timbo at Shambala Preserve

Elephant bull Timbi and Shambala founder, actor Tippi Hedren
☨ Timbo
ID nr:   SSP Number: 508 - 
Species: African savanna elephant
Sex and age:Male ♂ 49 years old
Dead date: 2005-07-16
Death reason: age:
Location:Shambala Preserve
ArrivalShambala Preserve 1972-00-00
from Okanagan Game Farm
Born:* 1956 wild
Document updated2011-04-17: Previous locations, Birth, SSP, Text RE
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 list

Koehl, D., (2020). Timbo, an African savanna at Shambala Preserve in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3881. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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