anonymously by UK activists:
Statement from Animal Liberation Ireland
On the 29th May Animal Liberation Front activists rendered over
40 Squirrel Traps inoperable in Clongoswood College grounds in
Squirrels have been caught in these crude devices and killed under
the guise of a 'survey' initiated by the Environment Protection
Agency and the Zoology Department of Trinity College Dublin.
Squirrels were found jumping and throwing themselves
against the walls of these traps, some were wounded. Both the
squirrels and also birds caught in these traps were severely distressed.
A note attached to these traps by the person assigned to carry
this out cruel act urges others to borrow these traps and do
A message saying "NO TRAPPING signed the ALF" was sprayed
on a building nearby.
The ALF is observing this situation and will continue to destroy
any traps found in this wood and in either of the other two areas
in Co. Kildare included in the survey.
Beautiful animals have a right to live in peace The ALF will not
hesitate to act on their behalf.
Until all are free, the ALF.