On the Western side of Amboseli National Park about 1 km from the Tanzanian border, there is a deep watering well called the ‘Lemoyian Well’ where the resident Masai cattle herders water their livestock. The whole area is known as Lemoyian, named many years ago after a prominent Masai family.
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8 years old
9 October 2012
Amboseli Ecosystem, Amboseli Environs
Date of Birth (approximate)
24 June 2012
Trapped in a well
Age at Rescue
3 months old (approx)
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Monthly water colour by Angela Sheldrick.
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Olsekki and Lemoyian
Mapia playing with Lemoyian
Lemoyian taking on Tusuja and Olsekki
Lemoyian playing with Garzi
Enkikwe sparring with Lemoyian
Enkikwe playing with Lemoyian
Lemoyian playing with Galla
Kithaka playing with Lemoyian