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Headed by KWS Field Veterinary Officer Dr. Jeremiah Poghon this Unit has been equipped with a custom-designed vehicle and all the necessary equipment including a vaccine refrigerator, dart gun, VHF radios, GPS, camera, binoculars as well as all the medicines required for rapid and effective veterinary response. An SWT Driver and veterinary assistant support Dr. Poghon along with two experienced Kenya Wildlife Service capture rangers.

This Unit is operated by the SWT with funding from Four Paws and has been operational since November 2003.

Tsavo Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for October 2021

The dry season continues to ravage the Tsavo Ecosystem. Most of the surface water has dried up and there is scarce forage available for the animals. As we come near the end of the dry season, the case load has risen drastically due to human-wildlife conflict, drought and bush meat related incidences.

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Tsavo Mobile Veterinary Report for September 2021

The scorching sun continued to take its toll on the Tsavo Ecosystem. With trees becoming leafless and seasonal rivers running dry, wildlife in the Tsavo region have migrated in search of food and water.

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Tsavo Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for August 2021

As seasonal waters ebb and flow across the Tsavo ecosystem, the movements of elephants and other wildlife follow. When water sources are more abundant, their movement ranges expand. However, August was characterised with scarcity of water which saw wildlife come into conflict with humans and each other.

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Tsavo Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for July 2021

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Tsavo Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for June 2021

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Tsavo Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for May 2021

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Tsavo Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for April 2021

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Tsavo Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for March 2021

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Tsavo Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for February 2021

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Tsavo Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for January 2021

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Tsavo Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for November 2020

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Tsavo Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for October 2020

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Tsavo Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for September 2020

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Tsavo Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for August 2020

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Tsavo Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for July 2020

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