Derwent Traders? snake traps are a professional-grade solution, suitable for a wide range of species and locations. Read more and order yours online today.
This product is ideal for licensed snake and reptile trappers, environmentalists, government departments, universities and many others who want to catch snakes for the purpose of surveying or relocation.
This catcher should only be considered by people who are confident that they can safely handle a snake. The trap is made of mesh fabric that offers no protection against snake bite; laymen should refrain from using this product but we recommend instead using the snake defence solar snake repeller .
- Full length zip with left and right hand sliders for control
- One way funnel arrangement
- Dimensions: length 75cm x width 18cm x height 18cm
1. What do I do now I have a snake?
Following are some of the options you may wish to consider if you are not an expert in snake handler by trade or training. A) Call a professional snake handler to come and remove the snakeB) With great care take it to a council The trap is made of mesh fabric that offers no protection against snake bite. I in anyway you are uncertain that you can deal with a caught snake, please do not buy this product and consider an electronic snake repeller.
2. What size snake can I catch?
It's going to depend on the diameter of the snake. The maximum head width must be smaller than 3cm to fit into the trap. It is not critical that the whole snake fit inside the trap as snakes can not go backwards, only forward. Some snakes will completely go inside the trap if they will fit, but we have reports of snakes up to 3 m that did not go completely into the trap but were still captured.