Rift Valley Mobile Veterinary Report for July 2023

Published on the 15th of August, 2023

The SWT/KWS Rift Valley Mobile Veterinary Unit attended to 8 cases in total in July 2023. Half of the cases attended to involved snared animals; 1 waterbuck, 1 zebra, 1 Rothchild’s giraffe and 1 buffalo were reported snared in Olerai Farm, Loldia Conservancy, Sergoit Farm, and Lentolia Conservancy respectively.

The team also carried out a pre-translocation assessment for Nubia giraffe, impala, and common zebra in Ruko Community Giraffe Sanctuary; translocated and abandoned female buffalo calf that was rescued by community members in Kiamweri Village; translocated an adult male waterbuck that was a threat to visitors and staff at Lake Naivasha Country Club; and treated a lame zebra stallion in Manera Farm.

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