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Economic Value of North American Skunks

Description: "Among fur animals [the skunk] is second in importance in the United States, the muskrat alone exceeding it in total value of fur produced. Skunk are kept and reared easily in captivity, and under intelligent management may become a source of profit, although thus far those who have made money in raising them have sold the animals chiefly for breeding purposes. Further experiment will be required to decide whether they can be made profitable as fur producers in captivity.... This bulletin discusses the habits and economic importance of the skunk, and furnishes ample instructions to those who desire to raise the animals in inclosures." -- p. 2
Date: 1917
Creator: Lantz, David E. (David Ernest)
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Economic Value of North American Skunks

Description: "Among fur animals [the skunk] is second in importance in the United States, the muskrat alone exceeding it in total value of fur produced. Skunk are kept and reared easily in captivity, and under intelligent management may become a source of profit, although thus far those who have made money in raising them have sold the animals chiefly for breeding purposes. Further experiment will be required to decide whether they can be made profitable as fur producers in captivity.... This bulletin discusses the habits and economic importance of the skunk, and furnishes ample instructions to those who desire to raise the animals in inclosures." -- p. 2
Date: 1923
Creator: Lantz, David E. (David Ernest)
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department