Pelage Sentence Examples
During successive annual molts, the epidermis peels off with the old hair to reveal the bright new pelage underneath.
External examination suggests that 209 were pure polecats and 37 had (ferret) hybrid features in their pelage.
The pelage consists of a dense, soft, matted under fur, mixed with long, stiff, lustrous hairs on all parts of the body and tail.
Northern specimens have the finest and most glistening pelage; in those from southern regions there is less difference between the under and over fur, and the whole pelage is coarser and harsher.
It is said that the pelage of the New Zealand specimens is superior, as might be expected from the colder climate.