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

♀ Genny C (Timba)


SSP nr153


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 44 years old
Management:Free contact
Born:* 1977 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1979
Total: 1 babies

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

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

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

Document updated2009-01-26: Name, Management, Text
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Genny C (Timba) is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at Seneca Park Zoo, in United States.

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

In Seneca Park Zoo, Genny C (Timba) lives together with 2 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Lilac (Anjue) born 1978
  2. ,
  3. Moki born 1982
  4. , (see detailed list).


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


Genny C (Timba) was born wild 1977, captured 1979 . and imported 1979

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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 listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Genny C (Timba), African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Seneca Park Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 July 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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