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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 May 2021

The month of May was characterised by a rise in daytime temperatures and cold windy nights. Large numbers of wildlife species could be seen crowding around remaining waterholes since much of the Tsavo ecosystem was drying up

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Tsavo Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for April 2021

The high sunlit clouds drifted across a clear blue sky with showers of rain being experienced across different parts of the Tsavo ecosystem. A green coloration from the leafy trees masked the red soil as different animal species were seen enjoying the adequate supply of food and water. An increase in animal family numbers was also noted as the evening sky turned to molten brass

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Tsavo Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for March 2021

March was not a favourable month in the animals' calendar. The scorching sun saw the green colouration of the Tsavo ecosystem quickly fade, accompanied by diminished water flow in streams, reduced ground water availability. The subsequent shortage of food and water creating serious challenges for many different species.

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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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Tsavo Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for June 2020

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Tsavo Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for May 2020

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Tsavo Mobile Veterinary Unit for April 2020

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Tsavo Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for March 2020

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Tsavo Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for February 2020

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