Walker saves snared caracal

2008-05-18 00:00

Photographer Mark Wing was instrumental in saving a caracal from a slow and painful death after his dogs alerted him to the presence of the angry, hissing wildcat, which had been caught in a snare in a forest in Prestbury on Saturday.

SPCA inspector Daniel Stewart used a pole with a noose attached to secure the caracal while he injected it with a sedative. He was then able to remove the snare.

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