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A Dog Has Been Killed by a Trap in Northern New Mexico
January 8,2019 - ESPAÑOLA, NM
On November 25, 2018, Roxy strangled to death in a trap on public land.
The incident happened at Santa Cruz Lake, a Bureau of Land Management recreation area in northern #NewMexico. Roxy, was the cherished companion of Dave Clark and his wife Kathrina of Española. Mr. Clark and Roxy were finishing their hike and returning to his vehicle when he heard Roxy, behind him, make a strange sound. When he turned to see why, he saw that she was struggling in a neck snare trap.
Mr. Clark was unable to loosen the snare before Roxy strangled to death in the trap.