From the eyes of a poacher, hunting wildlife by snares is cheap, easy, and nearly impossible to get caught. They can set hundreds of traps in a day, leave for a few days, and come back to see discover [...]
While on patrol, Siamese Crocodile station (Chhay Areng) dismantle 40 animals traps from the forest floor. A simple brake cable for motorbikes can kill a tiger, a bear, even a young elephant in Southeast Asia. Local hunters use these [...]
Snares – either metal or rope – are indiscriminately killing wildlife across Southeast Asia, from elephants to mouse deer. The problem has become so bad that scientists are referring to protected areas in the region as “empty forests.” [...]
Sun Bear patrol Station (Veal Pi) collected 135 animal traps. The team spent two nights and three days in the forest in order to reach remote areas known for snaring.
Sun Bear Station removed 150 animal traps from the forest floor. The snares are made of rope or metal. The thickness and the strength depends on the targeted animal. To build them it's a fast [...]