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Published on 06 Oct 2014 | over 3 years ago

Battle To Save Elephant From Poacher's Poisoned Arrow
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An ailing elephant who had been shot with a poacher's poisoned arrow was saved by a team of heroic vets in Kenya.On September 15th, medics from the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust and the Kenya Wildlife Service treated the bull quickly after it had been felled by an ivory poacher in Tsavo National Park.Once the deadly arrow was removed and the wound was cleaned, the team administered long acting antibiotics ensuring that the elephant made a full recovery. Rob Brandford, Director of the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, confirmed that the animal would have died if it wasn't for the amazing efforts of the emergency team.

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Videographer / Director: David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
Producer: Nick Johnson / Mark Hodge
Editor: Ian Phillips

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