Found a snare?

If there is a live animal in the snare call the relevant animal welfare charity. We do not advise trying to release an animal yourself as the animal could be injured and require medical attention. Record the incident using our Snarewatch report form.

Scotland

Scottish SPCA
Animal Helpline 03000 999 999

England and Wales

RSPCA
Cruelty line 0300 1234 999

Northern Ireland

USPCA
Animal Information Line 028 3025 1000, caller ID required

 

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Three snares were found in Gibbet Wood, Shottle, on land owned by Chatsworth Estate in Derbyshire.

A pheasant pen was located within 100 metres of the snares, badger setts were also in the vicinity.

A ladder trap had been seen nearby.

Type of snare

Legal

Where

Shottle, Derbyshire

When

January 2021

Photographic evidence

 

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