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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The animal was found in the Carron Valley Forest area and later died from injuries received.

Wildlife officers carried out an investigation and police in the Kilsyth area appealed for information regarding the incident.

Type of snare

Illegal

Where

Carron Valley Forest, North Lanarkshire

When

January 2022

More information here.

 

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