Mara Mobile Veterinary Report for July 2023

Published on the 15th of August, 2023

In July 2023, the SWT/KWS Mara Mobile Vet Unit attended to 8 cases in total. These comprised 5 elephant cases, 1 lion case and 2 zebra cases.

6 cases were associated with human-wildlife conflict and involved animals with spear or arrow injuries. Fortunately, all injured animals were successfully treated. The Mara Mobile Veterinary team also rescued a 6–8-month-old male elephant calf found abandoned in Kirok area, and de-snared an adult common zebra stallion with a wire snare around its neck.

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