Wolf trap (No. 4)

Wolf trap (No. 4); this trap was patented in 1911

This, the No. 4, has a spread of jaws of 6 1/2 inches. This is the regular form of Wolf Trap. It is longer than the No. 3 and has one inch greater spread of jaws. It is a favorite with those who trap and hunt for a living in the Northwest and Canada. It is extensively used for trapping the wolves and coyotes in the western stock raising regions.


Environmental Science & Technology
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animal trap
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
Natural History Museum, Dept of Zoology

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