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Headed by KWS Veterinary Officer Dr. Limo, and assisted by DSWT's Felix Micheni along with 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 funded through the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust by The Minara Foundation and has been operational since March 2007.

 

 

Mara Mobile Veterinary Unit for April 2019

The Mara has experienced prolonged periods of little to no rain. However, there are indications of increased precipitation in the days to come. This mirrors the previous month’s weather pattern. There is still fodder for wildlife available, but it is low in quality. Water is also becoming scarce within the conservation area and there is overcrowding of wildlife at the few watering points remaining. ...

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Mara Mobile Veterinary Unit for March 2019

During March, the Mara region received a few sporadic showers of rain, however, most of the days were dry with diminishing forage and water for use by wildlife. Cases handled during the period involved elephant treatments with one big male relieved and treated for a wound caused by a tight cable wire snare round his trunk. Other elephants were treated for human induced injuries but all of them were considered out of danger....

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Mara Mobile Veterinary Unit for February 2019

The conservation area received minimum precipitation during the month with water and browsing material becoming scarce. Most animals were seen concentrating near swamps and watering points. Few cases requiring intervention were reported....

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Mara Mobile Veterinary Unit: Mara Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for January 2019

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Mara Mobile Veterinary Unit: Mara Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for December 2018

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Mara Mobile Veterinary Unit: Mara Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for November 2018

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Mara Mobile Veterinary Unit: Mara Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for October 2018

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Mara Mobile Veterinary Unit: Mara Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for September 2018

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Mara Mobile Veterinary Unit: Mara Mobile Veterinary Unit for August 2018

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Mara Mobile Veterinary Unit: Mara Mobile Veterinary Unit for July 2018

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Mara Mobile Veterinary Unit: Mara Mobile Veterinary Unit - June 2018

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Mara Mobile Veterinary Unit: Mara Mobile Veterinary Unit - May 2018

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Mara Mobile Veterinary Unit: Mara Mobile Veterinary Unit - April 2018

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Mara Mobile Veterinary Unit: Mara Mobile Veterinary Unit - March 2018

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Mara Mobile Veterinary Unit: Mara Mobile Veterinary Unit - February 2018

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