Hooo-Hooo Hooo-Hooo Vol. 13 Issue 01 - Page 2

WildLife Group of the SAVA Hooo-Hooo Wildlife Group OF THE SAVA Cover Photo: pixabay.com CONTENT 2 Letter fom the Chairman 03 No good deed goes unpunished 04 Foreign body obstruction in a juvenile caracal (Caracal caracal) 06 ‘Ribwort’ (Plantago lanceolata) diarrhoea in a captive Black Rhino 09 Botulism in Wild Birds. 12 Disclaimer: This communication is intended exclusively for members of the South African Veterinary Association Wildlife Group (SAVA WG) and may not be forwarded, disseminated, copied or shared in any way whatsoever without the express permission of the Editor or SAVA WG Chairman. Editor: Jennie Hewlett Publisher: Vetlink Media Solutions Advertising and Production: Madaleen Schultheiss Designer: Heinrich van Rijn Sub Editor: Marielle Tappan Contact details: 012 346 1590 www.vetlink.co.za Email: vetlink@mweb.co.za EDITOR’S NOTE Dear Colleagues Please can I ask all of you to submit articles and CPD articles. Any interesting cases or snippets would be appreciated. I hope you enjoy this exciting issue and learn something about our pangolin. Many thanks Katja Koeppel Senior Lecture Wildlife University of Pretoria Wildlife Specialist