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- n. Alternative spelling of shahtoosh.
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France is named for having on sale in shops shawls made from shatoosh, the trade name for the wool of the endangered Tibetan antelope; Norway for shipping whale meat disguised as mackerel to
The shatoosh craze of the 1980s and 1990s led to severe declines in population of the Tibetan antelope or chiru, while a current resurgence in tiger fur fashions in China has put further pressure on the endangered cat.
Having the Indians close down his "government-in-exile" in Dharmsala in northern India, a haven for the Tibetans continually fleeing over the world's highest mountains at the risk of their life and limb by Chinese military who shoot them as they would the legendary shatoosh, would probably have to be part of a "settlement".