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Elephant Rescue on the Ranch

It was all hands on deck last week when an injured bull elephant was discovered near camp. In need of urgent attention camp staff called for Dr Chuma from neighboring Tarangire National Park. With the support from camp staff and the Ranch’s anti-poaching team, the elephant was successfully darted. Dr Chuma identified the injury as an old snare wound that had worsened over time. The team worked quickly to administer long lasting antibiotics and cleaned the wound to prevent further infection. Thirteen minutes later, the elephant woke and was reunited with the rest of his herd. The Conservancy would like to thank Dr Chuma, the anti-poaching team and camp staff for all their help and team-work.

Dr Chuma treating the elephant's wound

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