The EGG trap successfully held 9/9 raccoons without major injury during both the 12- and 24-hour capture periods. A great deal of data on the behavior of raccoon were gathered
and await analysis. However, this study indicated that the EGG trap can be expected to hold more than 79% of raccoons captured on traplines without serious injury. It is now recommended for field testing.
The No. 1-1/2 Softcatch successfully held 9/9 raccoons without serious injury during the 12-hour capture period. However, the trap failed during the 24-hour series because two of 10 animals mutilated themselves.