Thursday, February 21, 2019
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Save the Faux!
The Faux (Furicii spurius)
once ranged over most of northern North America, Europe, and Southern Asia. Prized for its fur and hide (commonly called
"pleather"), the Faux has been hunted to near extinction, and in many areas now only exists in captivity.
Strict environmental protection, as well as a decrease in demand, have allowed the Faux to be re-introduced in many areas
with limited success. It is hoped that one day the Faux will once again be a common site throughout most of its former