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Here's where the box gets a little, erm, weird: A larger groove for the umbilical cord and a smaller section for lanugo, the fine hair that covers a newborn's body after birth, are front and center.
Gray seals are born with a covering of white hair, called lanugo.
Commonly, doctors and parents see this soft hair on newborn babies, but lanugo usually sheds after a short time.
For people with werewolf syndrome, the lanugo does not shed and continues growing on the baby’s body.
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