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Snares are lethal/killing devices

A simple brake cable for motorbikes can kill a tiger, a bear, even a young elephant in Southeast Asia. Local hunters use these ubiquitous wires to create snares – indiscriminate forest traps – that are crippling and killing Southeast Asia’s [...]

Slow loris rescued from a poacher’s snare

Slow loris rescued from the illegal wildlife trade Many species are hunted for their use in traditional medicine, but the most common mammal used in the traditional Khmer practice seems to be the slow loris. In addition to their [...]

Wildlife traps removed from the forest floor

The rangers from Sun Bear Patrol station (Veal Pi) dismantle and collected 215 wildlife traps from the forest floor. The Sun Bear Station (Veal Pi) was relocated from its original location in Tatai in 2009. This was one of [...]

Cruel Wildlife traps

When an animal steps on the steel-jaw trap spring, the trap’s jaws slam shut, clamping down on the animal’s limb or paw. As the animal struggles in excruciating pain to get free, the steel vise cuts into his or [...]

Snares are the single greatest threat facing threatened species

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 [...]