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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 following were average prices for pelts at the Maine auction: coyote, $22; ermine, $2.
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.
Van Pelt demonstrated nerves of steel around the green and rolled in from 15 feet at the seventh to turn in 32, before picking up his fourth and fifth birdies of the day immediately afterwards.
That's when Van Pelt answered with unforced errors of his own.
Peter Keller, president of the Bowers Museum, had a chance to catch up with Van Pelt and discuss his craft.
In their tale of Jewish refugees during and after the Nazi era, Deborah Dwork and Robert Jan van Pelt braid the private and public realms, personal memory and official history.
Thus, the first step in making ermine tubes is to make a straight line longitudinal cut down the belly side of the pelt from head to tail (Figure 2).
We have succeeded in the sense that the use of liquor by the participants was almost negligible and they did not use slings to pelt stones or the injuries would have been on a larger scale," Srivastava added.
For the chore and challenge of seeking out new big trees, Robert Van Pelt is The Man.
Loft Van Pelt contributes an extensively researched volume to the American Heroes series, which includes biographies of George Washington, John Muir, and Mary Edwards Walker.
The main problem in the use of ammonium salts for pelt deliming is that when discharged into water these salts stimulate the growth of algae and are poisonous to fish.
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.