Rift Valley Mobile Veterinary Report for August 2023

Published on the 15th of September, 2023

Over the reporting period, the Lake Naivasha Area and the Central Rift Conservation Area in general experienced a dry spell.

The SWT/KWS Rift Valley Mobile Veterinary Unit attended to 20 cases in August 2023. These included 10 poaching cases involving 3 snared giraffes, 4 snared zebras and 3 snared buffaloes. The team also treated other wildlife species including an injured adult male lion gored on the left front leg and a Masai ostrich chick with a swollen and inflamed right leg at the knee region.

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