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There Is Pleasure as Well

as Profit in Skunks. Your

Next Year's Fur Coat May

Come from a Farm

Like This

���Above: Skunks make admirable pets when they are young. They are as playful and as harmless as kittens. Only the older ones need to be handled with care

��The striped skunk is the only one that makes money for the breeder. In return for good care and feeding its fur becomes ex- ceptionally thick and glossy

���The skunks are given as much freedom as possible in wire pens. They are great diggers, consequently they have to be watched continually and the pen walls constantly renewed

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