Quarterly Report from the DSWT/KWS Mobile Vet Units

During the January to March 2015 3-month reporting period the DSWT in partnership with the Kenya Wildlife Service and their four dedicated KWS field veterinary officers, attended to 103 wildlife cases and 117 animals

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During the January to March 2015 3-month reporting period the DSWT in partnership with the Kenya Wildlife Service and their four dedicated KWS field veterinary officers, attended to 103 wildlife cases and 117 animals.  

The majority of these cases treated by the Tsavo, Mara, Meru and Amboseli Veterinary Units included elephants and plains game.

Out of 63 elephants treated overall, 14 were treated for poisoned arrow wounds, 11 for spear wounds, 9 for bullet wounds and 9 for snare injuries, whilst other cases included rescues, post-mortems, natural causes and non-medical cases. Other wildlife cases included zebras, lions, rhino, and a number of other species.

Here you can read a comprehensive report of all cases attended to during this period: