Mobile Response Team, David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, Kenya

Years Funded: 2017

WCS sponsored an anti-poaching mobile response team in the Tsavo area of Kenya.

The team provides front-line protection for wildlife through the removal of snares and the arrest of poachers.

Over the past 15 years alone, the DSWT’s Anti- Poaching teams have removed in excess of 150,000 illegal snares and arrested more than 1,700 poachers.

A member of the Tsavo Mobile Response Team holds ivory confiscated during a 2017 raid.

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