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16 January 2000 Issue

Usable Quotes About Fur
Source: [email protected]

The Animal Protection Institute has compiled a list of quotes from trapping and fur industry magazines for organizations and activists to use to further their work toward banning fur trapping. Categories of quotes include the following:

1. Trap Modification (Admission by trappers that they modify traps to make them stronger, etc.)
2. Injuries Caused by Traps (to target and non-target animals)
3. Non-Target Species Caught in Traps
4. Economics of Trapping
5. Status of Fur
6. Threat of Initiatives, Laws, and Regulatory Changes to Trapping
7. Induction of Children
8. Killing of Trapped Animals
9. Animals Struggling in Traps
10. Miscellaneous Insanity

Quotes are pulled from the following publications:
*American Trapper
*Trapper & Predator Caller
*Fur World
*Misc. pubs.

To access this compilation of quotes please see API's web site:

API: Quotable Quotes on Trapping

API will also be publishing a comprehensive book on trapping in the United States which will include information on state trapping regulations, total numbers of animals trapped in each state over the past decade, information on trap research, etc. The book will be available to activists and organizations this spring. Check out our web site at to find out more information about trapping; a notice will posted on our web site when the book is available to the public.

Camilla Fox
Wildlife Program Coordinator
Animal Protection Institute
P.O. Box 22505
Sacramento, CA 95822
(916) 731-5521
(916) 731-4467 (fax)
[email protected] (e-mail) (Web site)

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