Said to have originated in Ankara (historically known as Angora), in present-day Turkey, The Angora is known to have been brought to France in 1723. The Angora rabbit became a popular pet of the French royalty in the mid-18th century, and Angoras spread to other parts of Europe by the end of that century.
In the United States, garments made of Angora rabbit wool have been popular ever since they first arrived in the early 20th century, but during World War II, domestic production expanded to meet the demand of more than 120,000 pounds a year. This valuable, soft silky fiber aroused much interest, and quickly people became enamored with the production process.
So, not only do they make regal pets, their shed can be repurposed, should one feel so crafty.
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