Amboseli Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for May 2020

Published on the 15th of June, 2020

During May 2020, the Amboseli Mobile Veterinary Unit attended to six cases that required veterinary intervention. These included four elephants, a giraffe and a lion.

Necropsy helped determine the cause of death in one elephant and a lion. However, the cause of death could not be determined for the elephant due to advanced decomposition of the carcass. The lion died from severe haemorrhage following a spear injury. One elephant was treated for lameness, another for a suspected spear injury and the third treated for a bullet wound. All three were given a favorable prognosis and should recover fully.