Alan Herscovici with cajun muskrat trappers, late 1980s

Alan Herscovici with cajun muskrat trappers, late 1980s

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In the late 1980s, Truth About Fur senior researcher Alan Herscovici (second from left) spent time in a Louisiana bayou…
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Profile of a Canadian mink farmer and a visiting veterinarian student

Profile of a Canadian mink farmer and a visiting veterinarian student

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Ted Parkinson is a mink farmer in Ontario and member of the Canada Mink Breeders Association. The farm is a…
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Trapping 101: traps, wildlife, and regulations

Trapping 101: traps, wildlife, and regulations

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This video has been produced by the Fédération des Trappeurs Gestionnaires du Québec, and provides an overview of modern trapping,…
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A fur atelier director at work

A fur atelier director at work

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One of my greatest pleasure in life has always been drawing or painting. My passion for art doesn’t  however stop…
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Deborah Hinter, Alberta trapper’s wife

Deborah Hinter, Alberta trapper’s wife

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I did not grow up in a trapping family, and came to it with very little knowledge and a lot…
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J.P. Hooper, Canadian fox farmer, ca. 1929

J.P. Hooper, Canadian fox farmer, ca. 1929

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Up until 1900, Charles Dalton and Robert Oulton were the only individuals breeding foxes in the West Prince area of…
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A trapper’s role in wildlife management

A trapper’s role in wildlife management

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This video has been produced by the Fédération des Trappeurs Gestionnaires du Québec, and explains the vital roles modern trappers…
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Summerside fox ranch, Prince Edward Island, ca. 1930

Summerside fox ranch, Prince Edward Island, ca. 1930

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When the fox industry began in Prince Edward Island, Canada, foxes were kept in communal enclosures. When in these enclosures,…
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Serge Larivière teaches muskrat trapping

Serge Larivière teaches muskrat trapping

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Serge Larivière teaches Vivianne Lachance the basics of trapping muskrats along an agricultural drainage ditch in rural Quebec. Trapping muskrats…
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Canadian mink farmer Catherine Moores

Canadian mink farmer Catherine Moores

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“I love what I do.  It’s absolutely the last thing I thought I would be doing today, but I really…
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Profile of Canadian mink farmer Catherine Moores

Profile of Canadian mink farmer Catherine Moores

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Catherine Moores runs New Mink Inc. mink farm in Nova Scotia with 10,000 breeders. As a girl, Catherine opposed all…
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Interview with American mink farmer, Bob Zimbal

Interview with American mink farmer, Bob Zimbal

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Bob Zimbal is a mink farmer from Wisconsin, on the shore of Lake Michigan. The Zimbal Minkery has raised mink…
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