Far North Stuff

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  1. Don Alaska

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    Since @John Brunner brought up the issue with beaver pelts, I thought I would post some things about using fur for real, not decorative purposes. In the North, fur is used for a lot of clothing, and, despite what PETA says, there are things for which there are no synthetic substitutes. One of those is the fur in ruffs for parkas. Wolverine fur is the fur of choice for those ruffs, but wolf can be substituted if no wolverine is available. The fur ruffs keep one from getting a frozen face in the wind and cold of the far north. Synthetics collect ice on the "fur" and cause numerous issues, but ice doesn't cling to wolverine fur.

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  2. John Brunner

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    The environs in which humans exist is astonishing. There's certainly no substitute for that which has been designed to thrive in those conditions. Of course you would adapt whatever nature has provided to your own needs. But it's still a fragile naked ape under that borrowed coat.
     
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    What a good looking outfit.
     
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