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Nontarget Trapping Incident Report

Reported: Nov 17, 2005
Location: Gila National Forest, New Mexico

Species: Human
Trap Type: Leghold
Incident Date: Nov 08, 2005

Victim's Disposition: injured
Victim's Name: unknown

Legal Action: unknown
Result: n/a

Summary: The woman was walking in the forest when her dog stepped into a trap; when she attempted to open that trap, she stepped into a leghold trap. "I was wearing sandals at the time, and luckily was able to pull back quickly so the trap only grazed my toes, drawing some blood, before it clamped onto the end of my sandal," she said.

Source: Silver City Sun News

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