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The rescue of 'Lucky'

Recently at Kisampa I was walking close to Kisampa camp when a troop of very excited yellow baboons ran past. On spotting me they moved quickly into the bush. I noticed a little red shape in the grass and on further investigation found a Harvey's Red Duiker fawn, lying panted and exhausted.  It had obviously been flushed from it’s hiding place by the baboons who would have likely eaten it after separating it from it's mother. I scooped it up and carried it back to camp where I tried to rehydrate the little duike with a substitute milk solution and some vitamin drops - much to the delight of my children, Sarah and James.

Rob Barbour, AfrikaAfrika Managing Director

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