Trapping animals has been a method of acquiring food or fur for thousands of years. Today, trapping is also regulated by states to control their populations, as well as to avoid having animals suffer. Take this quiz to learn more about trapping animals.
Why do hunters trap animals?
food and fur
animal control, scientific research and sport
What large animal may be trapped for fur?
What common animal trap is used for animal control?
What agency regulates the trapping of animals?
Which is an animal trap?
What is a negative of trapping?
suffering of animals
dangerous to hunters
inefficient for hunting
When did fur trapping originate in North America?
How did fur trapping facilitate exploration?
in search of animals
in search of new traps
How does trapping help protect the growth of crops?
increases time spent of crop maintenance
increases animal populations
When did Sears stop buying furs?
Who was Johnny Muskrat?
radio narrator and writer
What was a prize given by the National Fur Show for best trapper?
What is the best trap to use for catch and release of an animal?
What is the most expensive type of trap?
In New Hampshire, how often do ice traps require monitoring?
Why do scientists trap animals?
study the animals
to skin them for fur
as inexpensive source of meat
What is considered to be the most humane trap for the capture of animals?
padded leg trap
What other animals can be accidentally trapped in a large cage trap?
What cold happen if a mouse's face gets caught in a glue trap?
chew off a leg
Why do states have regulations regarding how often trappers need to monitor their traps?