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[Mothership] Unsuspecting birds in S’pore are getting stuck in glue traps meant for catching rodents https://t.co/uIQQg9u2iO

It seems that birds are getting caught in glue traps meant for rodents, as seen in a Facebook post by ACRES: Animals Concerns Research and Education Society (Singapore) on Jan. 29. Advertisement According to ACRES, seven birds, which included orioles, mynahs, pigeons, and sparrows, were found stuck and distressed in glue traps in the space of 14 hours. The trapped birds were found by concerned members of the public who then called the ACRES’ 24-hour wildlife rescue hotline for assistance. Some of these birds were found at the deck of Block 156 Lorong 1 Toa Payoh. The traps had pieces of bread stuck on them, and the cheese-flavoured corn snack Cheezels were also found scattered on the grass patch nearby. THE NIGHTMARE OF GLUE TRAPS CONTINUES 7 birds in 14 hours from five locations, from mynahs and pigeons, to sparrows and orioles. Absolutely heartbreaking because just like ...

Full article: https://mothership.sg/2018/01/birds-stuck-in-glue-traps/

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