Genny C (Timba)
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Seneca Park Zoo in United States

♀ Genny C (Timba)


SSP nr153


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 47 years old
Management:Free contact
Born:* 1977 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1979
Imported:1979 by International Animal Exchange (Ferndale)
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 2006-02-10
(dead † 2006-02-10)
stillborn SSP id: 547
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Seneca Park Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

1979-05-29Seneca Park Zoo
from International Animal Exchange (Ferndale)

Record history
History of updates2021-02-06

Latest document update2021-09-18 07:51:28
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Genny C (Timba) is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Seneca Park Zoo, in United States.

Genny C (Timba) arrived in 1979-05-29 to the Seneca Park Zoo, relocated from the International Animal Exchange (Ferndale), in United States.


Genny C (Timba) lives together with 2 other elephants at the Seneca Park Zoo:

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. Lilac (Anjue) born 1978
  2. Moki born 1982


  1. (M) 2006-02-10 -- † 2006-02-10 stillborn SSP id: 547


Genny C (Timba) was born wild 1977, captured 1979 . and imported 1979 by International Animal Exchange (Ferndale)

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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.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Genny C (Timba), African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Seneca Park Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 21 June 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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