Mount Kenya Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for November 2022

Published on the 15th of December, 2022

In November 2022, the Mt. Kenya Mobile Veterinary Unit attended to all reported wildlife emergencies requiring veterinary intervention in the Laikipia ecosystem and the Mt. Kenya region.

The Unit attended to 13 cases in November, these included 4 rhino cases, 3 big cat cases, 7 bongo cases, and 1 elephant case. Notably, the Veterinary Unit supported the capture and translocation of 4 southern white rhinos at Ol Pejeta Conservancy as part of the surrogacy program for assisted reproduction of northern white rhino; de-snared a serval cat in a village adjacent to Ol Pejeta conservancy; treated and translocated mountain bongos from Mt Kenya Wildlife Conservancy to the newly established Mawingu Mountain bongo sanctuary; and rescued a 2-month-old abandoned white rhino calf from Solio Ranch.

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