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A walker on Eglywseg mountain in Wales got caught in a snare which was set among footpaths.

Two other snares were seen set in the vicinity. 

The surrounding area is covered in heather, with grazing sheep and grouse. It's also very popular with dog walkers and families walking with children. 

Type of snare
Wire. Unknown if legal

Eglywseg mountain, Wales

Oct 2023