Amboseli Mobile Veterinary Unit for October 2019

Published on the 16th of November, 2019

During October 2019, Amboseli Mobile Veterinary Unit (AMVU) attended to 8 cases involving 8 wild mammals that included 5 giraffes, 2 elephants and a lioness with four cubs.

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Snares were removed from three giraffes, while the fourth and fifth were treated for a wound and partial blindness respectively. An elephant was treated for injury on its flank area, and a post-mortem examination was conducted to determine the cause of death of a female elephant. A lioness that had attacked and injured two people was moved from the community livestock grazing area to the protected Conservancy.