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Angora

the ancient name of Ankara, Turkey, which has been given to particular breeds in several animal species probably originally to a longhaired cat that was believed to originate in Turkey, and later to the other species because of their long coat.

Angora cat
a fine-boned, longhaired breed, originally found in Turkey. The build is generally slimmer and longer than other longhaired types. The silky coat is usually white, but other colors have been developed. Called also Turkish Angora.
Angora goat
a horned, white variety of Capra hircus, the domestic and wild goats. Has a long silky haircoat of great commercial value as mohair.
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Angora goat. By permission from Sambraus HH, Livestock Breeds, Mosby, 1992
Angora rabbit
a breed of meat- and fur-producing rabbit in two varieties, English and French. A striking-looking animal like a fluffy snowball with long, silky wool with tufts on the ears and feet. Color usually white but can be fawn, gray-blue or sable and with ruby-colored eyes.
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Mohair, used by textile industry as animal fiber, is produced only by Angora goats.
At the start of this experimental breeding period, Nigoras were created by crossing colored or white Angoras with Nigerian Dwarf goats.
Retailers still buying angora should take heed and join the growing list of retailers that have said no to this cruelty.
Lithocure ANGORA is a universal offset ink with excellent adhesion to a wide range of materials, and is designed to reduce inventory.
Up to 50 million rabbits are kept in Chinese farms to supply the fashion industry and produces 90% of all angora fur in the world.
Your child's pet Angora rabbit also could be producing a marketable crop every three months, or your dairy goat's companion could be an Angora wether that produces a valuable fleece twice a year.
Different records of wool traits (Clip I, II and III) and weaning weight for German Angora rabbit were obtained for a period of nine years (2001 to 2009).
The major groundsA of the Bulgarian Thracian compensation claims for Turkey is the Angora Treaty of 1925, whose full text is available in English HERE (Derived from the website of the Hungarian Institute in Munich)
Q MY angora rabbit has a small bald patch with dry, flaky skin surrounding it.
The handcrafted Angora sofa is a versatile modular concept that allows you to create a range of creative configurations to suit any room.
The devastated site of this planting is the result of the Angora Fire of 2007, which started when an illegal campfire spread to the surrounding forest.
Su nombre tradicional en espanol era Angora, termino que se conserva en algunas especies de animales, como el gato, la cabra o el conejo de Angora.