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pelage

 [pel´ij, pĕ-lahzh´] (Fr.)
the hairy coat of mammals; the hairs of the body, limbs, and head, collectively.

pelage

/pel·age/ (pel´ahj) [Fr.]
1. the hairy coat of mammals.
2. hairs of the body, limbs, and head collectively.

pelage

(pĕl′ĭj)
n.
The coat of a mammal, consisting of hair, fur, or wool, as distinct from bare skin.

pelage

[Fr.] the hairy coat of mammals; the hairs, fur or wool of the body, limb and head, collectively.
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Therefore, squirrels were individually identified by pelage characteristics following an adaptation of the coat color typology offered by Creed and Sharp (1958).
One of the patterns of interest we found was the overall difference in pelage color range amplitude between males and females, which to our knowledge was not previously reported.
We confirmed this by viewing both day-time and night-time photos of partially-black cats with unique pelage patterns.
Thus the identity of a wild-living cat in taxonomic space will be different depending on whether it is determined by looking at the cat's mtDNA, its nuclear microsatellites or its pelage.
It can be identified based on the following characters: medium size (FA < 42 mm), with red-colored pelage varying from rusty red to brownish red, and dorsal pelage extending to the knees over the uropatagium.
Also, with that thick sheep-like pelage from sleeping outside, he was tediously slow upon exiting the water.
This entirely new repertoire has been largely inspired by two young musicians of French West Indies descent: Ralph Lavital on guitar and Nicolas Pelage on vocals.
Ce n'est pas par ses actions, ses poses ou sa gestuelle que Sam a reussi a attendrir les internautes, mais parce qu'il a des sourcils noirs contrastant avec son pelage blanc.
For example, during winters where snow accumulation is minimal, animals that change to white may have a harder time avoiding mortality, such as predation, where the ones that maintain the brown pelage may have the advantage of increased survivorship based on the lack of snow, and thereby avoid predation.
ABSTRACT: Moose (Alces alces) survive cold winter temperatures due to their large body size, thick skin, and dense, dark pelage.
Pelage and moulting in wild mammals with special reference to aquatic forms.
Critiques argue that the shortage of trained staff and lack of rehabilitation shelters still continue to pelage India's mental health infrastructure depriving the disadvantaged from better prospects (4-6).