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 muntjac deer was killed by a snare in Dunmow, Essex.

The animal was found on land close to Flitch Way in Flitch Green, it was already dead with a wound at the rear which was thought to have been caused by other wildlife.

Type of snare

Unknown

Where

Flitch Green, Dunmow, Essex

When

May 2021

Photographic evidence

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