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Nontarget Trapping Incident Report

Reported: Jan 08, 2003
Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Species: Other (bobcat)
Trap Type: Snare
Incident Date: unknown

Victim's Disposition: dead
Victim's Name: unknown

Legal Action: unknown
Result: n/a

Summary: A 30-pound bobcat was found dead caught in a snare set for coyotes near the city's water treatment plant. This was the first confirmed bobcat seen in Linn County since the 19th century when the animals were wiped out from most parts of Iowa.

Source: Associated Press

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