Leg Trap Summary

A leg trap, often used for hunting or trapping animals, is a device designed to immobilize an animal by capturing one of its legs. These devices come in various forms and have been historically used for different purposes, but concerns about their ethical and ecological impact have led to bans and restrictions in many regions. Read More Class 7 English Summaries.

Leg Trap Summary

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The lesson “Leg Trap” is a short story written by Manorama Jafa. The main character of the lesson is Dhira. He lost his father and lived with his mother and sister. After school hours he was shined shoes near a cinema hall. One hot day, he sat under a tree and counting his earnings, he heard that a thief had robbed a necklace from the Jewellery shop. He was very curious and was wanted to go towards jewellery shop to know more details. But a customer came and asked to him polish his shoes. Dhira was starting his work and assessed that the customer was rich man and influential. He saw two policemen were coming towards him.

When Dhira was polishing the shoe he found something sticking out of its back. To his astonishment it was the gold necklace. He thought of a plan, he tied the two ends of the laces of the two shoes together and rushed towards policeman. The customer tried to run away but he fell down. The two policemen came and arrested the Jewel thief. The gold necklace was found in his shoe and his beard in his pocket. Dhira was praised for his presence of mind. He was rewarded by the police and the jewellery. He was honoured with medal for his bravery at his school also.
Though Dhira was young boy, he was brave and showed his courage in finding the thief


In conclusion, the use of leg traps has faced increasing scrutiny due to its potential harm to both targeted and unintended wildlife, as well as ethical concerns. Many countries and regions have enacted regulations to limit or ban their use, reflecting a growing awareness of animal welfare and conservation issues.

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