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what is another word for rabbit fur

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Submitted: 10 years ago.
Category: Pet
Expert:  Nekomelee replied 10 years ago.
The only other word I can think of when referring to rabbit fur is it's "pelt." There are surely several different types of rabbit fur, too. The main fur types are:
  • Angora - The fur grows very long and is shaved or plucked and woven into yarn to be used in making Angora sweaters, hats, and mittens. The long haired rabbits can become a real problem for the casual rabbit breeder. Their fur has a tendency to matt and shed. It's a real bear trying to clean the cages that have long hair everywhere. The hair also floats out and settles on anything in your rabbitry.
  • Satin - The fur has a special shine to it. It is used to make fine fur coats and hats.
  • Rex - The fur has a velvety touch and is short. It is used also to make fine fur coats and hats.
  • Multi-color fur - The fur is made up of two or three colors. Rarely will you find a fur coat made with these because of the problem of matching the patterns and colors. They are sometimes found in small furred items. Certain color patterns are sought for by judges when showing these types of rabbits.
(Source: http://www.debmark.com/rabbits/basics.htm)

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