Pelage sentence example

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  • During successive annual molts, the epidermis peels off with the old hair to reveal the bright new pelage underneath.
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  • External examination suggests that 209 were pure polecats and 37 had (ferret) hybrid features in their pelage.
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  • The pelage consists of a dense, soft, matted under fur, mixed with long, stiff, lustrous hairs on all parts of the body and tail.
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  • 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.
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  • It is said that the pelage of the New Zealand specimens is superior, as might be expected from the colder climate.
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