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Meet the Veterinarians Saving Kenya’s Wild Animals

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When an animal is in distress in the wild, who you gonna call? In Kenya, Animal Rights Reserved is on the job. The dedicated team of veterinarians and anti-poaching specialists get dispatched across the country to help animals in the wild.

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Whether there’s a sick zebra or a lost lion, the team of first responders is there, ready to act. 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.

Beginning its operations less than a year ago – in March 2012 – it is already saving lives and making a good impact on the wildlife and community around Lake Naivasha and a wide surrounding area of the Great Rift Valley, and as far away as the Maasai Mara.

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Now there is a 24-hour mobile veterinary unit ready to help wildlife in distress 24/7. It has been established and works hand-in-hand with the powerful Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) which protects wildlife around the country and strives to resolve human-animal conflicts.

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