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pelt

the undressed, raw skin of a wild animal with the fur in place. If from a sheep or goat there is a short growth of wool or mohair on the skin.
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The $3 for skunk pelts and $2 paid for opossum don't compensate trappers enough to make them worthwhile at all.
We feared a repeat of the April 2014 auction proceedings; especially as the usual buyers of Swakara pelts arrived rather late to inspect the offer.
New wealth in China is creating significant rises in demand for high-quality furs and sending pelt prices through the roof.
I learned how to make ermine tubes using what I now consider a somewhat tedious method: cut the pelt into strips, sew them inside-out with a whip stitch, and turn them outside-out.
Dr Barbara Maas, chief executive of Care for the Wild International (CWI) said she has been able to buy the skins of household pets over the internet, paying less than pounds 10 for a dog pelt.
Chinese authorities opposed the burning of fox, otter, leopard and tiger pelts collected since Feb.
Ethnic Tibetans in western China are burning pelts to protest the use of endangered wildlife species for their traditional clothing, Tibet advocacy groups said Monday.
Over 7,000 trappers bring in pelts from more than 30 species of animal from across Canada and the United States and sell to over 350 buyers from Europe, China, Korea, Russia, Denmark, Canada and the United States, who visit the three-day auction and spend an estimated $4 million.
It featured varieties of quartz in a photograph by the Van Pelts.
Trade Minister Mike O'Brien is to announce plans to outlaw imports of any products containing pet pelts.