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Nontarget Trapping Incident Report

Reported: Nov 29, 2011
Location: Unknown, Maine

Species: Endangered Species (Lynx)
Trap Type: Kill
Incident Date: Nov 29, 2011

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

Legal Action: unknown
Result: n/a

Summary: A trapper called to report the capture of an unintentional capture of a lynx with a conibear trap that was set illegally to capture martens. The carcass of the lynx was almost entirely eaten up by another animal. The same trapper was found to have over 29 other traps that were set in violation of Maine's trapping laws.

Source: Lynx incidental Capture Report # 2011-TRP007

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