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Synonyms for pelage

growth of hair or wool or fur covering the body of an animal

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noveboracensis based on their darker dorsal pelage.
Contrary to popular belief, Pelage contends that fish aren't as widely available in the Caribbean as people think.
The animal's pelage consists of a fine woolly undercoat with an outer coat of long stiffer bristles (sometimes tipped with white or grizzled) and a noticeable mane running along the back.
Metabolic and hormonal correlates of molting and regeneration of pelage in Alaskan harbor and spotted seals (Phoca vitulina and Phoca largha).
The dragon and the phoenix present good omen with their elaborate design, the tiger and the leopard show the beauty of composition in their bright pelage, clouds and the light at dawn apply colors more subtly than does a master painter, and trees and flowers bring forth the splendor of florescence unaided by any skillful embroiderer" (1).
and he establishes its relevance tof the oryx's legs ("hooves" being metonymical), set against the brilliant white of its pelage, are likened to stripes of dye on a piece of stuff.
In general, the fur from coyotes taken in northern states brings higher prices because of a more developed winter pelage.
Jean-Pierre Pelage related to their findings of embolic differences, with the general consensus that Embosphere Microspheres provide the best targeting, less inflammation, and excellent patient outcomes as compared with Contour SE.
Of the 2,864 observations, nearly all (93%, n = 2,666) were animals with adult pelage, and 53% (n = 1,514) were female (Table 1).
We used weight and pelage color to distinguish adult from sub-adult animals.
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.
Live-captured short-tailed shrews were marked uniquely on the pelage with fingernail polish.
The forkhorn, like his larger companion, wore his winter pelage, but his antlers were still covered in velvet.
During all years a SLTDR or SDR was glued to the pelage on the animal's back with fast-setting epoxy resin (Loughlin et al.