The newly launched Rift Valley Mobile Veterinary Unit covered a significant distance in the support of wildlife during its first month of operations, June 2021, attending to 33 cases in its area of operation.
The south and north of Lake Naivasha, as well as other parts of Central Rift Conservation Area, have received sporadic rains. The region is experiencing good pasture and browse is abundant. Generally, mornings are cold, and as the day progresses it becomes sunny, hot, and windy.
The 33 cases were attended across the Aberdare National Park, Lake Nakuru National Park, and Mount Elgon National, as well as on ranches and farms across the region, including; Kedong ranch, Marula Estates, Pepper corn farm, Loldia farm, Green Park Estate, Color Crops farm and Aquilla farm, to name a few. Animals assisted included zebra, leopard, buffalo, white rhino and eland and incidents involved snared animals (51% of all treatments), human-wildlife conflict cases and relocations, all of which are detailed in the report below.