coat color

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coat color

the overall or main color of the animal. If the points are distinctively colored that is also noted, e.g. black with white points.

cat coat color
besides the conventional black, white, gray, orange, there are blue, lilac, seal (2), chocolate, tortoiseshell (tortie), bicolor, chinchilla cat, smoke, cameo, pewter.
dog coat color
besides the conventional black, brown, white, gray, there are badger (1), belton, blanket, blue, brindle, deadgrass, dapple, grizzle, harlequin, merle, roan, liver (2), pied, sable (1), saddle (2), ticking, tricolor, wheaten.
horse coat color
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In horses, SLC45A2 is known as the "cream gene," and mutations can result in a range of lighter horse coat colors, from the tanner palomino:
For most alleles of horse coat colors, one cannot tell by looking at an animal whether it is homozygous at each coat color gene, so zygosity information is not critical for purposes of identification.
A system for classifying horse coat colors and markings is important in any horse identification program.