Elephant and Rhino Skin Suturing – An Update

The closure of large wounds in elephants and rhino is a substantial challenge for veterinarians.  This is especially true if there is no underlying bone that may be used to fasten dressings like elephant leather, which will protect the wound and keep it sealed for better healing.  The Saving the Survivors vets were the first

STS Vets cross crocodile infested waters to reach elephant with brutal leg snare

Elephant with leg snare

The border police called ANAC about an elephant that was seen on the Incomati River very close to the South African border, dragging a tree that was caught in a cable snare. The Saving the Survivors wildlife rescue team drove to the location, met with a group of local people that had been following the

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Saving the Survivors – Key Moments from 2018

Rhino Poaching

January 2018 The White Bull and Her Calf The team had only just welcomed in the New Year when they were called out to this injured white rhino cow. Injured in a skirmish with a bull and with a young calf at her side the team treated the injury to her teat and a full