Amid Danish mink cull, fur remains in fashion
14 November 2020 | 10:53 am
As fears rise that mutations could hamper efforts to create an effective coronavirus vaccine, Denmark prepared to cull millions of minks. But many won't be killed — until they're ready for a scarf or hat.
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