Trapping is Torture. It’s unethical for humans to use animals for their fur and or medical research as there are other alternatives. Killing wildlife for the purpose of controlling populations can be avoided as populations can be controlled and balanced naturally by predator/prey cycles.Processing fox, coyote, or any other animal pelt with chemicals is more environmentally damaging than th
Snares are wire nooses used to trap wildlife. A long piece of wire with a loop at the end and attached to a stationary object such as a tree. The loop of wire is suspended from a branch and the snare catches an animal by the neck and strangles them to death.
M 44 (A.K.A. CYANIDE BOMBS)
The use of M 44’s is a horrifying method used to kill Wildlife. These traps ‘spray’ sodium cyanide into the faces of wildlife lured by the sweet, scented bait. Any animal, or person who pulls the trigger can be poisoned followed by a slow agonizing death. Thanks to the federal program called WILDLIFE SERVICES (part of the USDA) Wildlife deemed undesirable by AGRICULTURE
CONIBEAR TRAPS (A.K.A. Body Grabbing Traps)
Invented by a Canadian Trapper, Frank Conibear, and manufactured by "Oneida Victor Conibear Traps" in the 1950’s. The Conibear "instant-kill" trap kills by breaking the neck and strangling the victim, applying more than 90 lbs of pressure per square inch. Most animals die instantly. These traps are used to capture and instantly kill species such as badger
Penning (a.k.a. a canned hunt) is a blood sport where Foxes, Wild Cats and Coyotes are trapped in the wild and then placed into fenced-in areas (pens) where dozens of Dogs are then set loose to hunt them down and tear them apart. Penning events can last up to several days. This usually results in the inhumane death of these animals and often injury to the Dogs involved. It’s great to see th