In August 2009, two impalas were treated for snares at Voi gate in Tsavo East
In August 2009, two impalas were treated for snares at Voi gate in Tsavo East. The injuries inflicted were minor.
Two elephants were also treated for arrow wound injuries at Taita Salt Lick sanctuary and Luarenyi ranch. The wounds in both elephants were heavily infected. The Taita Salt Lick elephant had a good prognosis and is being monitored by the sanctuary scouts.
Two elephant calves were rescued after they were found and reported alone without family groups, one each at Satao camp water hole and Sheikh Salim ranch near Bachuma.
An adult elephant bull succumbed to internal injuries after it fell down a cliff along Voi River near Satao camp after the soft ground at the edge of the cliff gave in to its weight as it was browsing. It was estimated to have been down the dry river bed for at least 24 hours before it was discovered by tour drivers.
The Mobile Veterinary Unit operated by The David Sheldrick Widlife Trust working with The Kenyan Widllfei Service and funded by Vier Pfoten