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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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Fierce, fur-bearing creatures attacked us by daylight and by dark.
Evidently we were too far south even for the great fur-bearing animals which the Martians so delight in hunting.
Tenders are invited for Development of innovative energy-saving technologies and equipment for the production and effective use of biosafety feed for valuable fish species, fur-bearing animals and certain animal species
Here they meet a third major character, Seeker, a claw-bearing, fur-bearing female from yet another Continuum.
Populations of fur-bearing species were dwindling under the increased pressure from white trappers who had moved northward due to the depression and drought in the south.
The Association for the Protection of Fur-Bearing Animals is one high-profile organization that supports Bill C-246, posting that "It looks good for the animals," along with the full text of the Bill.
Primarily a varminting bullet, Hornady's V-Max is known for extreme accuracy and shocking fragmentation on impact A thin-jacketed, polymer-tipped bullet with a soft lead core, it's designed to expand violently to cause instantaneous death in predators and varmints but not to penetrate completely through fur-bearing animals.
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.