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IN Animals ON 15 Mar, 2016
When we use the word 'animal' we always think of something 4 legged with lots of furs. But what if some animals didn't have the fur that we're used to seeing? Would you recognize them then? Just like humans lose hair, animals lose their fur as well.
But since we've attributed animal beauty with their presence of fur, would we like animals who don't have any fur?
Take a look on the below images.
Yes, this female balding bear is alive in a German zoo. Although we're used to see bears with heavy amounts of fur, this one kinda seems unreal. Even then, she's very real and suffers from a nutritional deficiency which has led to lose of hair.
Aardvarks are born furless and very fragile but in a few days, they begin to receive nutrition and adjust to the environmental surroundings by growing fur.
This Kangaroo was abandoned by his mother right after birth because he has a condition that doesn't let him grow any fur. He was taken up by a German zoo, and they named him Skippy. Despite being completely devoid of fur, baby Skippy looks extraordinarily cute.
Found in Zimbabwe but currently staying in Africa, this female baboon suffers from complete alopecia. She probably looks terrifying to the most other animals around so she tends to roam by herself in the bushes.
If anyone wonders why guinea pigs are called as 'pigs', here's the striking resemblance. They are a breed of guinea pigs that are specially bred in the lab and that's why they are devoid of fur. The name 'skinny' comes from the fact that they lack fur.
Polly, the parrot is staying at a veterinarian's clinic currently because his previous owner fed him something funny which led to the dropping of all his feathers.
Khala happens to be a breed of dog originating from South America and known to be completely hairless. And worse is that they were voted as the Ugliest Dog in The World in 2002.