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Unformatted text preview: November 18, 2010 The article from the New York Times talks exclusively about Nutria being a guilt free fur. Nutria as described in the article is a common swamp rodent that feast on the roots of the plants that hold the swamp together. Grants from an estuary provide the funds to put on a Nutria fashion show. Nutria fur is considered guilt free because it is used from Nutria that would have been carcasses in the bayou. Hunter’s are paid to kill Nutria because of their torment on the bayou ecosystem. In the past Nutria have been kept in sync with the ecosystem because of the demand for its fur, but lately the demand fell and the Nutria began to overtake the plans seeming as though they are herbivores. Not only the Nutria fur is used but the orange teeth are also a commodity that can be salvaged from these “swamp rat’s”. Not many celebrities endorse this situation because it is probably still in question if their really is a guilt free fur....
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- Spring '10
- Macroeconomics, The Roots, Bayou, guilt free fur