Barnoti was orphaned in the best of times, but he fell victim to the worst of times.
In April 2019, Amboseli’s BC family, as named by the Amboseli Trust for Elephants (ATE), celebrated its newest addition, a baby born to Bouenza. Bouenza, a beautiful female, was well known within the Amboseli ecosystem: Born in 1992, she went on to have a number of calves, including two daughters who remained by her side. This loving, tight knit family of females must have been delighted to welcome a little boy into the fold. He was named Barnoti.
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2 years old
19 October 2021
Amboseli Ecosystem, Amboseli National Park
Date of Birth (approximate)
4 April 2019
Mother died cause unknown
Age at Rescue
2 years old (approx)
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Barnoti excited in the forest
Olorien sharing Barnoti's greens
Taabu and Barnoti browsing
Barnoti scratching his eye
Barnoti happy after his mud bath
Mukkoka relaxing near Barnoti
Esoit greeting Barnoti
Kindani cuddling Barnoti