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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A dead fox was found caught in, what was thought to be, a wire snare in Ely.

The wire was secured to a metal bar which was covered with bramble bushes and grasses.

Type of snare

Wire - unknown if legal

Where

Ely, Cambridgeshire

When

March 2021

Photographic evidence

 

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