Kokrajhar Museum

Kokrajhar Museum

 
 
Agricultural Implements

animal trap

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Animal Trap

Bakzaal

Rabha

Jute or nylon rope

Bakzaal is a kind of net used for hunting or capturing small to big animals, especially tigers or other animals like wild boars and deer by the Rabha community. This net is normally used to lay a trap in the potential area where signs of animal tracks can be found. A group of hunters are usually responsible for chasing and luring the animal towards the trap. These kinds of traps are used not only to hunt for food, but for capturing animals destroying crops and vegetables.