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nooh tree uh

  • n  aquatic South American rodent resembling a small beaver; bred for its fur

  • In the fur business it is necessary to dye fitch to represent sable, goat for bear, muskrat for seal, nutria for beaver, rabbit for seal, beaver, otter, mole, chinchilla or .
  • Some bought bleached otter; others snapped up dyed beaver, nutria or sable.
  • Under pressure from the Astor lobby, Congress obligingly laid extra duties on imported nutria skins, cony, wool and Russian hares, all of which competed with Astor's beavers and .
News & Articles

  • EARIP projects going well
    Contractors working to protect endangered species in Landa Park are removing harmful snails, nutria and fish, planting beneficial native plants, and taking other steps to improve conditions for the threatened critters.
    June 19, 2013 - The New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung

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