animal skin


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the outer covering of an animal

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Songtian said that as a most important and reliable development partner of South Africa, China attached great importance to South Africa's request to resume the export of beef, animal skin, wool and other related products to China.
A Wishaw abattoir boss has apologised to nearby residents after pictures emerged of dead animal skins spilling from waste containers.
Also, dormant diseases such as anthrax may be present in Top hats in museum collections may still contain small amounts of mercury animal skins which can be reactivated if dust or other debris is breathed in or swallowed.
In your April/May issue, in his article "Light 'Em Up," James Tarr says, "At first [polymer holsters] were the aberration, with the lion's share of holsters still being made of leather or other animal skins." I do not make holsters, just bullwhips.
Remember, real leather is made from animal skin, and thus each piece is as random and unique as the animal it came from.
As most luxury brands are questioned for using animal skins for their hardware, Cuneta said, 'I am an animal lover.
A special task force team of the Uttarakhand Police had apparently received a tip- off about sale of animal skin in the area.
2013: Nelson Mandela was buried after a funeral ceremony that included a 21-gun salute and fly-overs by military aircraft as well as a eulogy by a traditional African leader wearing an animal skin.
The new research, presented at the European Respiratory Society (ERS) International Congress in Munich, suggests that exposure to the microbial environment in animal skin and fur could have a protective effect against asthma and allergies.
Contrary to earlier findings and common belief that animal skin can cause various allergies, few researchers have come to the conclusion that "germs in the hide and fur prime the immune system not to trigger allergies." According to researchers, microbes in animal skin and fur protect babies against asthma and allergies.
In menswear, tropical camouflage in classic silhouettes, resort wear with a preppy twist and graphic animal skin prints in neon tones rule.
A new selective staining procedure was used to visualise and quantitate, by computerized image analysis, the skin elastic fibers in normal and pathological human or animal skin biopsies.
Alex Lawther, of the Border Force in Wales, warned anyone tempted to buy animal skin bags: "Don't do it." He added: "Just because you can legally buy an item while abroad, it does not mean you can bring it back."
The seized goods include ivory, bones, teeth and animal skin, AP reported.
The fact that Stallybrass and Jones do not pursue their question in relation to gloves further is a pity because animal skin (as they point out in another study) is an interesting thing in early modern thinking because its relation to the human is a complex one.