Watch woman release bobcat from a foothold trap

This woman uses a shield to protect herself while rescuing a bobcat whose paw got stuck in a trap. The shield has a notch at the bottom so she can set the shield on the ground over the paw while she opens the trap.

Apparently, these kinds of traps don't hurt an animals legs or paws. Here's another video of the same woman putting her hand in a trap and letting it spring shut: