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Nontarget Trapping Incident Report

Reported: Jul 27, 2004
Location: Santa Fe, New Mexico

Species: Other (coyote)
Trap Type: Leghold
Incident Date: unknown

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

Legal Action: unknown
Result: lost limb

Summary: A female coyote was found with a trap attached to her leg which was only hanging on by a small amount of skin. A State Game & Fish officer helped to rescue the coyote by removing the trap. The coyote survived but with only 3 limbs.

Source: Rio Grande Chapter of the Sierra Club

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