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Omo R

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Omo R (short for Omo River), is an exceptionally charming 25-year-old female elephant born in the Amboseli region in Kenya. She is a member of the so-called OA family – who are known for their beautiful females –  and is the daughter of Orabel, who is the family’s matriarch.

In 2015, she gave birth to a healthy male calf. Dr. Vicki Fishlock was nearby on that specific day, and was fortunate enough to have captured the OA family reunion on video after Omo R had given birth.

The whole AO family gathered and greeted the newest member of their family. Orabel is seen supporting her daughter, Omo River, who was exhausted from giving birth.

See video here.

Text: Cynthia Moss and Amboseli Trust For Elephants 
Photo extracted from: Vicky Fishlock video