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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7 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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Tusuja and Lemoyian
Lemoyian in the lead
Lemoyian with wild bulls
Lemoyian, Garzi and Barsilinga running to mudbath
Lemoyian and Naseku browsing together
Barsilinga, Lemoyian, and Kithaka at the mud bath area.
Lemoyian out in the field.