African Buffalo (Syncerus caffer) & Helicopter
Majete Wildlife Reserve
Buffalo to be tested for foot-and-mouth disease in a trans-border veterinary effort. Tests include "Probang" throat scrape and blood test. Helicopter is a platform for darting.
Reserve proclaimed in 1955, is situated in the Lower Shire Valley, a section of Africa's Great Rift Valley, covering an area of 700 km². Vegetation is diverse, ranging from moist miombo woodland to dry savannah.