Illegal Trap Breaks Raccoon’s Leg Near Park

San Diego County Animal Services is looking for the person who set an illegal trap that broke the leg of a raccoon, forcing it to be put down.

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County Animal Services
San Diego County Animal Services is looking for the person who set an illegal trap that broke the leg of a raccoon, forcing it to be put down.
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Land surveyors found the animal in Tecolote Canyon Park on Wednesday.
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It was found not far from an area where children were playing. The raccoon suffered a broken leg and had to be euthanized, according to Animal Services.
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The California Department of Fish and Game has made it illegal to use any body-gripping or leg hold traps to capture any furry mammal.
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