Jaw Traps and Snares: The Terrible Threat to India’s Wildlife

Jaw Traps and Snares: The Terrible Threat to India’s Wildlife

Today, the wild animals of the world face myriad threats that are steadily wiping out populations across the planet. As a wildlife conservation charity, Wildlife SOS comes across many animals that find themselves in inconceivable situations, oftentimes due to human interference. One of the most dangerous threats that we have rescued many animals from, is […]

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Snare Poaching Increasing In Kruger National Park

SANParks have reported an increase in the discovery of snares laid by poachers in the Kruger National Park. It is suspected that the snares are used to trap animals for illegal bushmeat trade. A snare is a wire loop, either hung from a tree or placed in the grass or small bushes, in an effort […]

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POLL: Should the use of snares be banned in the UK?

There was a documentary released recently which looked at ‘balance’ in journalism and politics. It pointed out how the desire for balance can actually skew the real story – take climate change for example. The vast majority of scientists now believe that climate change is real. However, news stories about the subject are obliged to […]

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