Mount Kenya Mobile Veterinary Unit for September 2019

Published on the 18th of October, 2019

During the month of September 2019, the Mt Kenya Wildlife Veterinary unit attended to several wildlife emergency cases that required urgent veterinary intervention in the Laikipia ecosystem and Mt. Kenya region as well as a black rhino ear-notching exercise at Ol Pejeta Conservancy.

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Some of the emergency veterinary activities attended to include the rescue of an orphaned common zebra foal from Naibunga Wildlife Conservancy, treatment of a sub-adult male black rhino in Meru National Park, treatment of an adult female elephant with an arrow wound at Ol Malo Conservancy, treatment of a male mountain bongo with an abscess on the mandible and treatment of a sub-adult female mountain bongo with an abscess on the neck region at Mt. Kenya Wildlife Conservancy as highlighted in the report below.