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Animal Covers

Animal covers, also known as animal hides or skins, refer to the outer layer of an animal's body that has been removed and processed for various purposes. Animal covers have been used by humans for thousands of years for clothing, shelter, and other practical purposes. The use of animal covers is still prevalent today, although it has become more controversial due to concerns over animal welfare and environmental impact. Animal covers are obtained from a variety of animals, including cows, sheep, goats, pigs, deer, and even exotic animals like snakes and crocodiles. The process of obtaining animal covers involves skinning the animal, removing the flesh and hair, and treating the skin with chemicals to preserve it. The resulting material can then be used for a variety of purposes, including clothing, footwear, furniture, and decorative items. One of the most common uses of animal covers is for clothing. Leather, which is made from animal hides, is a popular material for jackets, shoes, and accessories like belts and wallets. Fur, which is made from the soft, fluffy undercoat of certain animals, is used for coats, hats, and other cold weather clothing. Animal covers are also used for decorative purposes, such as in rugs, tapestries, and wall hangings. Despite their practical uses, the use of animal covers has become controversial in recent years due to concerns over animal welfare and environmental impact. Many animal rights activists argue that the process of obtaining animal covers is cruel and inhumane, and that it contributes to the exploitation of animals. Others argue that the use of animal covers is unsustainable and contributes to environmental degradation. In conclusion, animal covers refer to the outer layer of an animal's body that has been removed and processed for various purposes. They have been used by humans for thousands of years for clothing, shelter, and other practical purposes. While the use of animal covers is still prevalent today, it has become more controversial due to concerns over animal welfare and environmental impact.

leather, fur, animal welfare, environmental impact, sustainability

Patrick Lewis

CITATION : "Patrick Lewis. 'Animal Covers.' Design+Encyclopedia. https://design-encyclopedia.com/?E=404852 (Accessed on June 07, 2023)"


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