Spaces entrapment

Entrapment in a defined area where the body is free to move clear of restrictions however, escape away from the enclosed area is difficult.

Non-trap entrapment

A confining object, device or circumstance whose primary function is something other than the capture/restraint of animals.

Trap entrapment

A confining object, device or circumstance whose primary function is to capture animals. Traps capturing animals other than the intended species of interest are included (by-catch).

Projectile

Any object propelled by a force through the air or water that eventually comes to rest.

Botanicals

Presence of botanicals, such as tree sap, burrs or other natural plant products on the animal or in some other way contributing to its capture. May be used with Entrapment

Environmental hazard

Conditions caused by environmental factors that lead directly or indirectly to the animal being found and admitted for rehabilitation.

Stationary object collision

Collision with an object that is stationary that may be either manmade or a natural feature. The stationary object may have moving parts such as a windmill or hydro dam.

Moving object collision

Collision with an object that is in motion such as a vehicle or an object being swung purposefully or accidentally at the animal.

Powerline / wire collision

Collision with a suspended form of electrical or communication line that results in physical damage but NOT entrapment.

Petrochemical exposure

Exposure to a petroleum or natural gas such as motor oil, liquid gas, diesel fuel, kerosene, heating oil, etc.