Heather Anholt

Heather Anholt

Lilongwe

Kuti Wildlife Reserve

wildlife veterinarian

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Published on Sep 19, 2020

TrypanoGEN

I enjoyed the TrypanoGEN workshop in Liwonde last week and am excited to get to work together with these keen scientists!TrypanoGEN studies the genetic determinants of trypanosomiasis and schistos...

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Published on Sep 19, 2020

Ever heard of a grysbok?

This little antelope species was brought in for vet care recently after a snaring injury. As part of our research we are collecting blood samples from wildlife that are under anesthesia for unrelat...

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Published on Sep 13, 2020

Flex

We are all ecstatic to have reached our funding target! Any additional money we now raise will go to sending positive samples to South Africa for sequencing. This can provide golden information for...

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Published on Sep 05, 2020

Biodiversity / species richness reduces the risk of many diseases to people, animals and plants and suppresses disease emergence. Regulation of disease is considered an ecosystem service (Keesing et al 2006, 2010).  Yet through much of the 19th and 2...

Biodiversity / species richness reduces the risk of many diseases to people, animals and plants and suppresses disease emergence. Regulation of disease is considered an ecosystem service (Keesing e...

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Published on Aug 31, 2020

Samples!

It's not easy getting samples from wildlife, so I try never to waste an opportunity. Last week we moved two impala from a game ranch in Malawi's Southern region to a ranch in the Central region. We...

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yass!
Sep 16, 2020
Is trypanosomiasis a health risk for translocated wildlife in Malawi?
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Hello team, It is nice to see another project based in Africa! This is a fantastic idea, and I'm looking forward to following along with your work via experiment. Good luck! Hezy
Sep 01, 2020
What kills elephants at waterholes in Zimbabwe?
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