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TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY MARTINE PAUWELS (FILES) A group of minks take shelter in a hole in the ground after they and more than 10,000 others were released from a breeding facility in the eastern German town of Grabow by unknown persons on October 26, 2007. The Netherlands are the third largest producer in the world, and Dutch MPs will examine a draft in parliament prohibiting the breeding of mink on May 19, 2009, in the Netherlands on moral grounds, triggering an uproar by the Dutch mink farmers. AFP PHOTO DDP FILES JENS SCHLUETER**GERMANY OUT** (Photo credit should read JENS SCHLUETER/AFP/Getty Images)
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