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Facts about furs.

F. Jean Vinter

Facts about furs.

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Published by Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in Horsham .
Written in English


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Facts About Furs [Treu] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Treu. The fur trade, a short history --Animals killed for the fur trade --From fur bearers to fur wearer, the agony of the transition --Apologists for the steel jaw leghold trap with countering view by medical men, hunters, and pet owners --Legislation regulating the taking of furbearers --The fur trade and endagerered species --Alternatives to fur.

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THE CARE OF FURS PAGE I 32 40 54 64 84 88 95 iviS^oSSO ABOUT FURS. TO DATE PREFACE. TIj^IVE years ago I wrote a little book about Furs. At that time I knew no book dealing with the subject readily readable by those outside the trade, therefore I thought my essay would have a better chance of being read.

It was read. OVERVIEW OF THE HISTORY OF FURS AND FASHION Animal pelts, or fur and leather, have been used by humankind as clothing since the earliest times to protect their bodies from climatic conditions and harm.

Furs and leather have remained popular over the ages because of their warmth, durability, and their status symbol. Horses are beautiful creatures to look at, and thousands of fanatics enjoy riding them or showing them every year. Here are some important (and some very interesting!) facts you might like to know about horses.

A male horse is called a stallion and a female horse is a mare. A male horse which has been castrated is known as a gelding. 1) Koalas are found in the eucalyptus forests of eastern Australia. They have grey fur with a cream-coloured chest, and strong, clawed feet, perfect for living in the branches of trees.

2) Cuddly critters, koalas measure about 60cm to 85cm long, and weigh about 14kg. The first of our fascinating brown bear facts tells us all about their fur. Many people think that most animals have one layer of protective fur to keep them warm and clean and that is all.

However, the brown bear is an animal that actually has two layers of fur. Firstly, the bear has a short layer, which keeps it. His last book, Fur, Fortune, and Empire: The Epic History of the Fur Trade in America, was chosen by New West, The Seattle Times, and the Rocky Mountain Land Facts about furs.

book as one of the best nonfiction books ofand it also won the James P. Hanlan Book Award, given by the New England Historical Association. A graduate of Brown, Yale, and MIT, where he received his Ph.D. in Cited by: A list of important facts about Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis, including setting, climax, protagonists, and antagonists.

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Fur, fine, soft, hairy covering or coat of mammals that has been important to humankind throughout history, chiefly for warmth but also for decorative and other purposes. The pelts of fur-bearing animals are called true furs when they consist of two elements: a dense undercoat, called ground hair.

The fur trade was a booming business in North America from the s through the s. When Europeans first settled in North America, they traded with Native Americans. The Native Americans often gave the settlers animal furs Facts about furs. book exchange for weapons, metal goods, and other supplies.

The settlers then sold many of the furs back to Europe. The Ugly Truth About the Fur Industry, Fur Farms and Fur Trapping The cruelty of the fur industry causes unimaginable suffering and pain to animals. Today, with so many different options for warm and fashionable fabrics, the fur industry has become an unnecessary and archaic industry.

Fur farms dominate the trade, and production has more than doubled since the s, to about a hundred million skins last year, mostly mink and some fox.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Missouri Fur Company (also known as the St. Louis Missouri Fur Company or the Manuel Lisa Trading Company) was one of the earliest fur trading companies in St. Louis, Missouri. Dissolved and reorganized several times, it operated under various names from until its final dissolution in Founded: St.

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The final price of a fur coat reflects the many intricate and largely hand-craft processes which are required to produce it, and the financial costs associated with a business cycle extending over one complete year from the time furs are collected until the consumer buys the finished garment.

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Humans only have [5] All cats have claws, and all except the. From the early ’s to the mid ’s, Ocelot fur coats sold for $40, and the live animal as a pet sold for $ At one time, more thanocelots per year were killed for their coats.

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