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How to catch small animals for food
1. PREPARE STRING.
Throw a double folded string
around a strong and stiff branch about 10 ft (3m) high. With the two free
ends towards the area where the animal will be caught.
Get out your net.
3. ATTACH NET.
Tie the free
ends of the string to the ends of the net as shown.
4. SPREAD NET.
Spread the net out on the ground.
Place the bait on the middle of the net. The
bait can be some type of food but anything that looks interesting to an animal
will work fine, some crumbled up paper or a sock will work.
Wait for an animal to come by. You can do
other things while you wait, just keep an eye on the net.
7. ANIMAL ARRIVES.
Here a squirrel has found our
bait. Stay calm, wait until he's on the middle of the net.
8. ANIMAL TAKES
When the animal
is in the middle of the net you can pull the string.
9. PULL STRING.
Pull fast, don't give the
animal a chance to escape. If you don't catch him you don't eat.
10. KILL ANIMAL.
Don't try to take the
animal out of the net while it's still alive, you could get scratched or
bitten and get an infection. Beat the animal to death with a stick first. What ever
animal you catch this way, make sure you cook it very well before you eat
it to kill all potential bacteria that could be in the animal.