Poaching, an ongoing global threat to wildlife, usually brings to mind bad guys with guns and machetes intent on stealing rhino horns and elephant tusks.
But another poaching method, silent, yet just as deadly are snares. Relatively easy to come by telephone or cable wire is used to trap whatever comes into its path.
While some animals caught in snares will end up in the cooking pot, as many as an estimated 90% will be left to rot in the bush -Nick Tucker: Horror of Snares, Africa Geographic.
The majority suffer a painful, lingering death.
Rangers spend precious time and…
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