146 PAGAN TRIBES OF BORNEO chap.
Of many ingenious traps for small animals the jerat is the most widely used (see Fig. 24 and PI. 85). A rude fence some hundreds of yards, in some cases as much as a mile, in
spaces between the trees and undergrowth of the jungle. At intervals of ten or twenty yards narrow gaps are left, and in each of these a jerat is set to catch the small creatures that,