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

 

Watch Bill Oddie in Snares Uncovered

Ban Bloodsports on Yorkshire's Moors have recently been documenting snaring sites on grouse shooting moors in Yorkshire, including on moorland belonging to high profile landowners such as Yorkshire Water.

Below are images of some of the snares they have found:

Range Moor, Langsett (Yorkshire Water moorland)

snare Yorkshire moors

snare Yorkshire moors

snare Yorkshire Moors

Stanbury Moor Haworth (Yorkshire Water moorland)

snare Yorkshire moors

snare Yorkshire moors

Walshaw Moor Estate

snare on yorkshire moors

snare yorkshire moors

snare on Yorkshire moors

snare Yorkshire moors

snare Yorkshire moors

Type of snares

Legal

Where

Yorkshire Moors

When

2018-19

All images © Ban Bloodsports on Yorkshire's Moors

 

 

Latest snare reports

Young deer caught in snare in Bedfordshire

A fawn, which was extemely distressed, was found struggling in a wire snare on the edge of a farmers field.

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Home-made snare found in Leeds garden

A 'snare' that was made with an aerosol and plastic string was found in a garden in the Seacroft area of Leeds.

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Fox snared in Limavady, Northern Ireland

A fox was caught in a snare on Binevenagh mountain in Northern Ireland.

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