Leather is made by tanning the fresh skin of animals like pigs, dogs, cows and some of the other animals.You can also obtain leather from skins that would be finished into furs by choosing [D]e-hair (for rawhide/leather) before you start to tan them.
Leather by itself is not worth very much. If you plan to trade leather, it is best to first turn it into some form of clothing, such as leather belts.
Leather provides more damage resistance than fur, but is not as good at keeping warmth.
Leather bearing animals include:
Constructions requiring leather (optional for cords and bandages):