Fur production in China
China is the world's largest producer and exporter of fur. More than 60 farms in Chinese villages are breeding foxes, raccoon dogs and other animals for their fur.
The worker holds the fur animal by the head, preparing to kill it with an electric current for fur, on a fox breeding farm in the village of Nanjuan in Shandong Province, on December 11, 2015.
A worker engaged in the manufacture of raccoon dog skins on the Chongfu furs market in Zhejiang Province, September 13, 2013.
Saleswomen play cards near bundles of polar fox pelts at the Chongfu furs market in Zhejiang Province, September 13, 2013.
A potential buyer examines the skins of foxes at the fair of leather and fur products in Beijing, January 15, 2015. Hundreds of Chinese and foreign companies took part in the 2015 China Fur and Leather Products Fair.
A worker throws away an electric animal killed by an electrical current, after which he will be skinned at a fox breeding farm in Nanjuan village in Shandong province, on December 11, 2015.
A motorcycle with a sidecar rides on the skins of a raccoon dog at the fur market in Chongfu in Zhejiang Province, July 14, 2015.
A worker is sleeping on a pile of furs on the Chongfu furs market in Zhejiang Province, December 20, 2014.
Customs officers inspect wolf skins at Beijing Capital International Airport, August 8, 2013. A Beijing-based trading company was suspected of smuggling 645 wolf hides from Greece.