Ideal for trapping chipmunks, squirrels, flying squirrels, rats, weasels, and similar-size nuisance animals. Havahart traps are designed and used by professional trappers. Animal control officers also trust and use Havahart traps -- so can you! Constructed of sturdy wire mesh with steel reinforcements for long life, and galvanized for maximum resistance to rust and corrosion. Mesh openings are smaller than competing traps of comparable size to prevent escapes and stolen bait. Gravity action door and sensitive trigger ensure quick, secure captures. Solid door and handle guard protect user during transportation, while smoothed internal edges protect and prevent injuries to animals. Havahart recommends checking with your local authorities to determine the trapping laws in your area before using a live trap.