The bear, badger, wolverine, polecat, ermine, common weasel, otter, wolf, fox, lynx, mole, hedgehog, common shrew, water-shrew and lesser shrew (Sorex vulgaris, S.
Wolverine, the strongest fur suited for rugs and foot-sacks, is taken as the standard.
The lynx, wolverine, porcupine, skunk, hare, squirrel and mouse are met.
The darker sorts of mink, musquash, raccoon and wolverine are more valuable than the paler skins.
The black bear, wolf, catamount, wolverine, wild cat, fox, beaver, racoon, marten, sable, woodchuck, skunk, otter, mink, rabbit and squirrel are also found.