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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.

 

 

Mara Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for June 2021

The Mara ecosystem remained generally dry during June, with only some light showers experienced towards the end. The first herd of migratory wildebeests have been spotted, coinciding with the start of their great wildebeest annual migration to the Maasai Mara from the Serengeti.

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Mara Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for May 2021

The month was characterised by prolonged rainy spells with most luggas and seasonal rivers getting flooded. This rendered movement across the ecosystem difficult. Visitation to Mara Ecosystem is still low owing to the current global COVID 19 pandemic. Few cases were reported and attended to during the period.

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Mara Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for April 2021

April was characterised by poor precipitation, though some improvements were experienced towards the end of the month. Tourist numbers in the conservation area remain noticeably low, owing to travel restrictions occasioned by current COVID 19 pandemic.

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Mara Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for March 2021

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Mara Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for February 2021

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Mara Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for December 2020

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Mara Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for November 2020

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Mara Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for October 2020

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Mara Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for September 2020

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Mara Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for August 2020

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Mara Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for July 2020

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Mara Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for June 2020

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Mara Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for May 2020

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Mara Mobile Veterinary Unit for April 2020

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Mara Mobile Veterinary Unit for March 2020

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