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 month was characterised by early days of precipitation which subsided towards the middle of the month, with food and water being abundantly available for wildlife throughout the ecosystem. With plentiful natural resources, few conflict cases between people and wildlife were recorded during the month....Read more
Good precipitation was witnessed during the month with heavy rainfall experienced towards the end of the month. The area remains green due to the prevailing wet weather which has provided abundant food for most grazers. Water is also readily available in most areas within the Conservation area for all species to utilize....Read more