Otter trap (No. 3)

Otter trap (No. 3)

This, the No. 3, has a spread of jaws of 5 1/2 inches. It is designated as the "Otter Trap." It is a very powerful trap and will hold almost any game smaller than a bear.

This trap is used for taking beaver and also to some extent for small wolves and coyotes.

Details

Category:
Environmental Science & Technology
Object Number:
1994-553/9
type:
animal trap
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
credit:
Natural History Museum, Dept of Zoology
status:
Permanent collection

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