Snares set by the public of the preferred to trap the warthog, in Indonesia legally is a activity is not infringing with the exception of the snares installed in the conservation area.
generally meshes very dangerous for the safety of protected species such as elephants, tigers, tapirs and bears. many victims the we found and do rescue.
There are two types of snares found in the field:
The first: steel meshes
This kind of meshes very dangerous because if it had been stuck in the leg, then the animals will be difficult to remove the affected body parts meshes to be hurt and infections, ended with a slow death because the animals can not get the intake of food and water sources.
The second: nylon meshes
kind of meshes is also dangerous for the safety of the animals, especially the Sumatran elephant, if it had been stuck at the foot of an elephant, it will continue to stick snare affected section meshes wherever these elephants go. the longer a bond snares will be stronger as the growth of the elephant’s body. part of the body exposed to the snare will continue to be bound, wounded, infection and ended with the dissolution of the affected body part meshes.
RSF function at here is to find map areas prone to point the trap and destroy all the snares were of the found. These activities are conducted regularly take priority areas that will be passed by a group of wild elephants