Warning against use of snares

2015-06-23 06:00


THE Assagay Wildlife Watch, are warning pet owners to be on guard after pets and wildlife were found caught in snares in the Upper Highway area.

A snare is a trapping device, often consisting of a noose, used for capturing birds and small mammals.

Speaking to the Fever on behalf of Assagay Wildlife Watch Trish Edwards said that snares and poaching are currently very prevalent in suburbs and nature reserves in the Upper Highway area.

“We received information from a local resident that he came across nine snares in the bush alongside Kassier Road near Chartwell,” she said


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