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VI. Statistics of Fur Produfkion
AVERAGE ANNUAL FUR PRODUCTION BY CONTINENTS*
By E. Brass

NORTH AMERICA

Lynx and Wildcat   90,000

House Cat   80,000

Timber Wolf   8,000

Prairie Wolf    40,000

Red Fox    200,000

Silver Fox   4,000

Cross Fox   15,000

White Fox    30,000

Blue Fox   6,000

Gray Fox    50,000

Kit Fox   4,000

Hudson Bay Marten    120,000

Fisher    10,000

Mink    60,000

Weasel(Ermine)    400,000

Wolverene   3,000

Badger   30,000

Skunk    1,500,000

Civet Cat   100,000

Otter    30,000

Raccoon    600,000

White Bear   400

Black Bear   20,000

Brown Bear    3,000

Grizzly Bear   1,200

Marmot   30,000

Beaver   80,000

Muskrat or Musquash   8,000,000

Opossum   1,000,000

Hare   200,000

Musk-ox    500

Average production,fabout    $24,000,000

The average value of the fur produced annually in the other continents is estimated as follows:

South America   

about

$ 2,000,000

Australia   

"

6,000,000

Europe   

 

24,000,000

Africa and Oceania   

 

2,000,000

Asia    

 

26,000,000

*Estimated on the basis of production of the three years, 1907-1909.


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