Set and release mechanism located on top of trap limits interaction with animal. Trap can be set with 1 hand. Constructed of galvanized steel, 1-piece 12-gauge wire mesh with a plastic carrying handle. Animal-safe design: rolled metal edges and snug fitting doors eliminate sharp surfaces and gaps that could harm the animal. 1 spring-loaded door. Fully assembled and ready-to-use. Ideal for trapping armadillos, cats, groundhogs, muskrats, nutria, opossums, raccoons, and skunks.