Hooo-Hooo Volume 10, Nr 1 - Page 14

WildLife Group of the SAVA In Memoriam Hymie Ebedes : 1936/06/14 – 2015/11/24 Roy Bengis It is with great sadness that I report on the passing of our much respected colleague, Hym Ebedes. Hym was an enthusiastic pioneer in the field of wildlife veterinary medicine and will be best remembered for his major contributions in the fields of chemical capture of wildlife and the use of long acting tranquilisers in wildlife for transport or captive acclimatisation. In addition, Hym was a firm champion of animal welfare, and was outspoken against unprofessional capture and transport techniques for wildlife, as well as the use of inadequate or poorly designed holding facilities. His passion for welfare in both wild and domestic animals took him as far afield as Australia, the Middle East, Spain, Hong Kong and China. In addition, he worked across many African Countries, advising on and investigating the welfare و[