Headed by KWS Veterinary Officer Dr. Limo, and assisted by the SWT's Felix Micheni and two KWS Capture Unit Rangers, this Unit has been equipped with a custom-designed vehicle and all the necessary equipment. This includes a refrigerator, dart gun, VHF radios, GPS, camera, binoculars as well as the medicines and equipment required for rapid and effective veterinary response.
The team is operated by the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust with funding from The Minara Foundation and has been operational since March 2007.
The Conservation area received scanty and poorly distributed rainfall during the month. Water and fodder are still available across the ecosystem with a large number of elephants seen outside the Reserve mostly within the surrounding Conservancies.Read more
During November, there was moderate rainfall that was evenly distributed within the conservation area, creating plentiful food and water for all wildlife species to utilise.Read more
The period under review was characterised by sporadic rain showers that occurred from the middle of the month. Food and water for all wildlife species is readily available.Read more