Hair microstructure of the first time found calf of woolly rhinoceros Coelodonta antiquitatis

@article{Chernova2016HairMO,
  title={Hair microstructure of the first time found calf of woolly rhinoceros Coelodonta antiquitatis},
  author={O. Chernova and A. Protopopov and T. V. Perfilova and I. Kirillova and G. Boeskorov},
  journal={Doklady Biological Sciences},
  year={2016},
  volume={471},
  pages={291-295}
}
  • O. Chernova, A. Protopopov, +2 authors G. Boeskorov
  • Published 2016
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Doklady Biological Sciences
  • Hair microstructure of the first calf of the woolly rhinoceros Coelodonta antiquitatis found in Sakha in 2014 (the neck and hind leg hair) was examined by the light and electron scanning microscopy. The calf hair features were compared with those of two adults studied earlier. The calf coat color was much lighter than in adults, from pale ashy to blond. The extent of hair differentiation, dimensional and pigmentation indices were lower in the calf than in adult rhinoceroses. There was no… CONTINUE READING
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