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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 October 2019

The period under review was characterised by moderate to heavy precipitation with plenty of food and water available for most herbivores. Cases reported for intervention greatly decreased possibly due to decreased competition for resources such as water and fodder thereby limiting human-wildlife conflicts....

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Mara Mobile Veterinary Unit for September 2019

The month was characterised by decreased precipitation with most days remaining sunny and windy. However, some sporadic showers were experienced in several parts of the Masai Mara towards the end of the month. There is still enough fodder and water for herbivores to utilize...

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Mara Mobile Veterinary Unit for August 2019

The month was characterised by decreased precipitation and an influx of wildebeests crossing into the Mara from the Serengeti in Tanzania. There is plenty of prey for the carnivores as a result of high numbers of migrating wildebeests and zebras....

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Mara Mobile Veterinary Unit for July 2019

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Mara Mobile Veterinary Unit for June 2019

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Masai Mara Mobile Veterinary Unit for May 2019

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Mara Mobile Veterinary Unit for April 2019

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Mara Mobile Veterinary Unit for March 2019

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Mara Mobile Veterinary Unit for February 2019

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Mara Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for January 2019

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Mara Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for December 2018

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Mara Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for November 2018

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Mara Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for October 2018

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Mara Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for September 2018

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Mara Mobile Veterinary Unit for August 2018

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