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Adj.1.fur-bearing - of animals having fur (especially of commercial quality)
productive - producing or capable of producing (especially abundantly); "productive farmland"; "his productive years"; "a productive collaboration"
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Evidently we were too far south even for the great fur-bearing animals which the Martians so delight in hunting.
Fierce, fur-bearing creatures attacked us by daylight and by dark.
Lurther phase-out of lead ammunition for hunting in California will continue on July 1, 2016, when nonlead ammunition will be required when hunting with shotguns for upland game birds (except for dove, quail and snipe), small game mammals, fur-bearing mammals and nongame birds except for when hunting at licensed game bird clubs.
Economic forces including market slowdowns in big fur-buying countries like Russia, China and South Korea, as well as a continuing trend toward distaste for fur as a result of animal welfare concerns, make Cogill among a dwindling number of trappers catching fur-bearing beasts in the wild.
Because weasels are fur-bearing animals, check with your state Fish and Wildlife Department regulations before trapping with a trap that kills weasels.
In Canada, almost all fur-bearing animals are trapped humanely using Conibear traps that kill instantly.
Petitions are being circulated for two same-sex marriage initiatives, three initiatives related to legalizing marijuana and initiatives to ban state funding for abortions, to allow utilities to count hydropower toward meeting the state's renewable energy standard, to make trapping fur-bearing animals illegal and to provide greater legal protection for people who use force to protect their homes or businesses.
Preliminary studies on parasities of upland game birds and fur-bearing mammals in Illinois.
The message is that fur-bearing animals who are shot, clubbed, electrocuted, caught in traps, or have their necks broken on breeding farms don't matter.
This is what happened to the Association for the Protection of Fur-Bearing Animals (also known as Fur-Bearer Defenders) in 1999 when their charitable status was revoked due to their advocacy work to change legislation.
Alberta's black bear management program started in 1927 when they were given legal protection, followed by a fur-bearing animal classification in 1928 and a big game classification in 1929.
If you can't bear to give up your fur-bearing friend, try these strategies to minimize your allergies: Keep your pet out of your bedroom, where you spend the most time.