Mt Kenya Mobile Veterinary Unit for October 2019

Published on the 16th of November, 2019

During the month of October 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.

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Some of the veterinary activities attended to included immobilization and treatment of a wounded male reticulated giraffe at Aberdares Country Club Conservancy, post-mortem examination of an adult male elephant in Kieni forest, Aberdares National park, investigation of Canine distemper outbreak in Kalama Wildlife Conservancy, Samburu, rescue of a sub-adult elephant stuck in a deep valley in Oldonyiro Nanapa Conservancy, translocation of a lion predating on rhino calves from Olpejeta to Mutara Wildlife Conservancy, chemical immobilization and treatment of an injured leopard at Mt Kenya Wildlife Conservancy as highlighted in the report below;