A24 – rat, stoat (and hedgehog?) trap

DEFRA has recently approved the use of the A24 trap in England (pending in Wales and Scotland) and BHPS are very concerned about it.  The traps (see http://www.goodnature.co.nz/products/rat-stoat/) are sold to kill hedgehogs (amongst other species), in New Zealand where hedgehogs are a non-native and considered a ‘pest’ species. Following DEFRA approval, the traps can … Continue reading A24 – rat, stoat (and hedgehog?) trap