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2014-03-20 23:22:37

Animal welfare leader to bring fur out of people’s closets; only wild animals should have fur. Washington DC (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Today Born Free USA, a global leader in animal welfare and wildlife conservation, launched “Fur for the Animals,” a donation drive to collect coats, hats, and other accessories made from animal fur and donate them to wildlife rescue rehabilitation centers across the country. The facilities will use them to provide familiar comfort, warmth and bedding...

2014-02-04 23:23:10

Recently, VogueQueen.com, a popular women’s dress manufacturer and supplier, has released its fashion fur collections for 2014. (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 Recently, VogueQueen.com, a popular women’s dress manufacturer and supplier, has released its fashion fur collections for 2014. Now, all its fur products (rabbit fur coats, fox fur coats, raccoon fur coats, sheep fur coats and more) are offered at discounted prices. "Our fur designs are on sale now. Those who love fashion can...

2014-02-04 08:27:57

NEW YORK, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Legendary NY Jets quarterback "Broadway Joe" Willie Namath wore a show-stopping hooded coyote fur coat from local furrier Marc Kaufman Furs when he participated in the Super Bowl XLVIII coin toss on Sunday, along with Giants great Phil Simms. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140204/MN57785) It was January 12, 1969 and Super Bowl III was the third AFL-NFL Championship Game in professionalAmerican football, and the first to...

2013-10-07 23:22:15

VogueQueen.com, one of the most famous women’s dress companies, has recently released its new assortment of gorgeous rabbit fur coats. (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 VogueQueen.com, one of the most famous women’s dress companies, has recently released its new assortment of gorgeous rabbit fur coats. Now, the website of VogueQueen.com features a great selection of exquisite rabbit fur coats and other fashionable dresses. VogueQueen.com is offering many fur coats at its website; its products...

2013-10-06 23:01:18

Recently, VogueQueen.com, one of the most popular women’s dress online stores, has released its newest fashion collection of gorgeous rabbit fur coats. (PRWEB) October 06, 2013 Recently, VogueQueen.com, one of the most popular women’s dress online stores, has released its newest fashion collection of gorgeous rabbit fur coats. Along with rabbit fur coats, other fur coats (raccoon fur coats, fox fur coats, sheep fur coats and more) are also available at VogueQueen.com. “Rabbit fur is...

2013-09-21 23:00:51

Recently, VogueQueen.com, the world’s leading women’s dress supplier, has released its rabbit fur coat collection, and announced a special offer on these designs. (PRWEB) September 21, 2013 Recently, VogueQueen.com, the world’s leading women’s dress supplier, has released its rabbit fur coat collection, and announced a special offer on these designs. In addition to rabbit fur coats, other luxurious fur coats like raccoon fur coats, fox fur coats and sheep fur coats are on sale at...

2013-05-19 23:00:26

New Zealand was fortunate to have a long, hot, dry Summer but all good things must come to an end and, as a May cold snap settles in, Ecowool are geared up to help keep Kiwis keep warm this Winter. (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 Winter has been a long time coming with the extended 2013 New Zealand Summer season, but the cold snap being experienced at the start of May sees the temperatures dipping, the fireplaces ignited and Kiwis country wide dressing up in warm Winter woolens. One of the most...

Hair Plays Important Role In Keeping Elephants Cool
2012-10-11 19:23:21

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Our ancestors and other species were pretty hairy. They had to be. Body hair on mammals has long been thought of as an evolutionary requirement for survival in cold climes that prehistoric man and the woolly mammoth inhabited. Even today, with the hair on top of your head, you are insulating your body trying to maintain that magic number: 98.6. Or are you? A new study suggests it may do the opposite. Well, where pachyderms are...


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2007-10-22 10:42:28

The vicuña (Vicugna vicugna), is a camelid species native to South America. They are most commonly found in Bolivia, Peru, Chile, and northwest Argentina. Peru has the largest number. Bolivia has great number of wild vicuñas in the Southwestern side of the country. It lives in the high alpine regions of the Andes. Vicuñas live in the grass lands and plains in the mountain regions at an altitude of 4,000 to 5,500 meters (13000 to 18000 feet). The vicuña is considered more...

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2007-02-13 15:45:12

The Northern Fur Seal, Callorhinus ursinus, is an eared seal. It is the only species in the genus Callorhinus. It is found in the North Pacific Ocean. Physical description and behavior The Northern Fur Seal has substantial physical differences compared to its cousins. Its head is smaller, snout shorter and the hind flippers are proportionately largest of any eared seal. The "fingers" on the hind flippers are conspicuous by their length. Males are substantially larger. They are 6.56 ft...

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2007-01-22 15:29:39

The American Mink, Mustela vison, is a North American member of the Mustelidae family found in Alaska, Canada and most of the United States. Some have established themselves in the wild in Newfoundland, Europe and South America after escaping from fur farms. In Europe, tens of thousand were intentionally introduced by the Soviet Union over a period of several decades. In later years, animal rights activists have also released several thousands in their attacks on fur farms. The larger...

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2007-01-22 15:03:41

The European Mink, Mustela lutreola, is a European member of the Mustelidae family found in some regions of Spain, France, Romania, Sweden, Poland and the greater part of Russia. It is not found east of the Ural Mountains. Formerly it extended across all Europe, reaching Finland in the north, but it is now extinct in the major part of its ancient range. It is similar in appearance to the American Mink. A trend in recent years has been the release of farmed minks into the wild by animal...

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2006-12-26 10:49:42

Chinchillas and their relative's viscachas are small, twilight rodents native to the Andes Mountains in South America. They belong to the family Chinchillidae. Chinchilla fur is considered the softest in the world and is thirty times softer than human hair. Chinchillas must regularly bathe in dust or volcanic ash to remove oil and moisture that gathers in their thick fur. They have the highest fur density of any land animal with more than 20,000 hairs per square cm. Their fur is so dense...

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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.