NY8527 : Animal trap

taken 11 years ago, 3 km from Forest-in-Teesdale, County Durham, Great Britain

Animal trap
Animal trap
Spotted several of these about.
Crossing mainly ditches, but one over Dry Beck.
The spring-loaded trap is surrounded by a wire cage to protect animals larger than its intended victim - whatever that may be.
I don't think that anything larger than a weasel could fit through.
A similar trap can be seen at NZ6211 : Sleddale Beck in the North York Moors.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 7 August, 2007   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 7 August, 2007
Traps (wildlife)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 858 270 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:38.2913N 2:13.2679W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 858 270
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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