Tsavo Mobile Veterinary Unit for March 2019

Published on the 17th of April, 2019

The month under review saw a shift in types of injuries in elephants; with spear wounds topping the list and arrow wounds decreasing. In Tsavo East, two elephants were treated for spear wounds and an autopsy was undertaken on an elephant cow carcass that had died from a spear wound. In Tsavo West, an elephant bull was treated for arrow wound near Komboyo. The unit also attended to various other cases involving buffalo, lion and an eland.