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Oregon Field Guide

Fur Trapping

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Trappers in Oregon catch coyotes, fox, bobcat, muskrat, beaver and other animals and sell their pelts. Animal rights activists deplore trapping which they say is cruel. But the state relies on trappers to keep populations in check.

First Broadcast: 1991
Producer: Eric Cane

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Mountain Lions; Fur Trapping; Urban Falcons (213)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #213