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

A walker found a badger, which had been killed in a snare, on Faccombe Estate in Hampshire.

The badger, which was found at Netherton Bottom, appeared to have been moved from the original site where it was killed and still had the snare around his midriff.

Type of snare

Unknown

Where

Faccombe Estate, Hampshire

When

May 2019

Photographic evidence

snared badger-faccombe estate

snared badger hampshire

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