VIDEO: The real price of a fur coat – foxes kept in filthy cages for seven months before being skinned

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Source The Daily Record

With his noble face and thick glossy fur, the Arctic fox may look appealing. But a glance inside his tiny wire cage reveals he is lying in its own filth.

He is held with hundreds of other animals including silver and red foxes. Some have eye infections and others are so obese they can barely move.

And it’s all in the name of fashion. Once animals reach the right size they are electrocuted, their pelts are stripped off and sold to luxury fashion labels for up to £165 each.

Customers include Burberry, Marc Jacobs, Fendi, and Gucci. The fur will adorn the shoulders of supermodels such as Cara Delevingne in catwalk shows then end up in the wardrobes of the world’s wealthiest people.

But as fur enjoys a high-fashion comeback, secret film footage from Finnish fur farms reveals the suffering behind the trend. Images and…

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