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.


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

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