live-trapping

livetrap

[lahyv-trap]
noun
1.
a trap for capturing a wild animal alive and without injury.
verb (used with object), livetrapped, livetrapping.
2.
to capture (a wild animal) in a livetrap.

Origin:
1870–75; live2 + trap1

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