12 Animals You Will Never Recognize Without Their Hair
Whether the animals you see below suffer from alopecia or were purposely bred to be hairless, they're quite peculiar to gaze at and almost unrecognizable without their signature fur coats. via: Can you actually
This tiny creature is Sabrina, a female kangaroo who was abandoned by her mother at the Serengeti-Park in Germany. These animals do not develop hair until they emerge from the mother's pouch. The hairless Sabrina always had to be carried close to a warm body or wrapped up in a blanket to keep her warm.
Dolores the bear is among other female bears that were affected by sudden hair loss at a zoo in Leipzig, Germany.
This cute bunny was born in 2009 and he instantly became an Internet sensation for being bald.
This bald baby penguin was born without feathers and was rejected by his parents at an aquarium in China's Liaoning Province.
Meet Betty, the cute bald hedgehog-ette from Foxy Lodge rescue center, UK. She is a healthy and absolutely fine critter apart from being bald, the cause of which is unknown.
Oscar was a 35-year-old Moluccan cockatoo female that suffered from a condition affecting birds – Beak and Feather Disease. She would pluck her own feathers because they would irritate her so much.
hese mammals sometimes might develop a parasitic infestation (mange or fungal infection) that cause their hair to fall out. This is quite a common phenomenon in wildlife.
Bald squirrels are not that uncommon; their hair loss is usually related to an illness caused by mites.
Hairless Guinea Pig
The Skinny Pig is a hairless breed of guinea pig. Judging by their pink skin, there's no need to explain why guinea pigs are called "pigs."
Hairless rats are produced by breeding different combinations of genes. On the other hand, hairless lab rats provide researchers with valuable data on compromised immune systems and genetic kidney diseases.
Chimpanzees, like other monkeys, apes and humans, sometimes suffer from alopecia – an illness that can make them lose hair from all over the body. These poor creatures attract many visitors to zoos.
Wombats are supposed to stay in their mother's pouch until they are seven months old. However, poor Karmann was rescued from the pouch of her dying mother at 3 months old, so she is hairless
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