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A video on Bakok trap made of rattan

Finally, we finished a video and manage to upload it onto Youtube some weeks back. This is a video of the Bakok trap which were demonstrated to us by the Jahai of Kampung Chuweh in Temenggor Lake, Perak.

Bakok…the rattan trap of the Jahais

Mr Lan demonstrating the Bakok trap made of rattan

Bakok (Jahai language) is a jungle trap made of rattan used by the Jahai people. I chance upon this trap while visiting an Orang Asal village in Perak. Curious, I got one of the villagers Mr Lan to explain to me how it works. This intricate looking trap is used on small to large game, from squirrel to larger monkeys even.

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