Amboseli Mobile Veterinary Unit for August 2019

Published on the 16th of September, 2019

During August 2019, the Amboseli Mobile Veterinary Unit (AMVU) attended to multiple cases, which included 32 wild birds and 9 wild mammals, made up of 3 elephants, a zebra foal, 2 giraffes, 2 impalas and a bushbuck.

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The wild birds included 30 white backed Vultures and 2 Tawny eagles in a single incident. An elephant was euthanized due to severe podo-dermatitis while two other elephants were examined to identify their cause of death. An impala was treated for mange, while a second impala and a giraffe were examined part of a case of multiple deaths in Tsavo West.

A full report on the unit's operations and cases attended in the month can be found in the report below.