Examples from the Web for pelage
Individual gorillas were identified by face shape, body shape, and pelage coloration.
The pelage of juveniles is usually finer and softer than the pelage of adults.North American Jumping Mice (Genus Zapus)|Philip H. Krutzsch
The skin, in brown winter pelage, is stuffed and in good condition.American Weasels|E. Raymond Hall
The specimen is a poorly made skin in worn winter pelage with the skull inside.
Age was estimated to some extent by size of animal and nature of its pelage.Subspeciation in Pocket Gophers of Kansas, [KU. Vol. 1 No. 11]|Bernardo Villa-R
From the 20th of November to the 20th of December the pelage is at its very finest.The Extermination of the American Bison|William T. Hornaday