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Veterinary Fence

Veterinary Fences were constructed in an attempt to preserve farmland and subsistence farmers from the impact of migratory animals such as wildebeest. These could travel in groups of many hundreds of thousands of animals and could cause serious disruption to local communities. The fences were a way of protecting some of the landscape from these large herds and to make migrations more predictable. Images courtesy of The National Archives. The image below shos wthe Debeeti veterinary fence.

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