There was a recent article in The Straits Times which featured all the bad things a mist net can do to our flying friends such as birds and bats.
On Sunday morning (3 June 2006), I found a snake death trap in the form of a long fish net across Sungei Tampines. There were probably more than twenty of my beloved dog-faced water snakes (Cerberus rynchops) caught and rotting in the net, which was eventually tore apart and removed by me.
Nets kill animals indiscriminately. Please refrain from using them.