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source: www.fund.org/fur

http://www.animalaid.org.uk/images
/pdf/factfiles/fur.pdf


www.furkills.org/trim.html

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furs
Worldwide about 40 million animals are killed for the fur trade each year: 4,566 animals each hourů

  • more than 30 million animals are raised and killed on intensive factory farms.


  • minks and foxes are the two species most commonly bred for their fur. Other animals such as chinchillas, raccoons and rabbits are also raised;


  • Scandinavian countries kill about 60% of the foxes used worldwide. Finland slaughters 2.1 million foxes annually, nearly half the world's total;


  • about 90% of the foxes killed will end up as fur trim on garments and accessories.

Millions of additional animals, including dogs, cats, and endangered species, are caught accidentally in traps every year.

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