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State Trapping Report Card

State Trapping Report Card

Born Free USA's State Trapping Report Card gives an academic letter grade to each state based on its animal trapping regulations that have the greatest impact on animal welfare, wildlife conservation and public safety. We reward states that:

Grades also reflect positive marks for prohibiting the trapping of bobcats and otters, two species native to most states but vulnerable to over-exploitation.