Eco-Fur in the USA
The following article appeared in the On Style section of the Wall Street Journal a couple of weeks ago. It is interesting to note the confusion between the North American Opossum and the Brushtail Possum. Click here to read the full article.
Possum has a bad name in the U.S., through no fault of its own. The Australian brushtail possum isn’t related to the North American opossum, a less-adorable marsupial with a ratlike tail, but many folks in the U.S. don’t know the difference.
The US company quoted in the article – Eco-Luxury Fur, stocks Possum New Zealand’s shorn possum fur throws.