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But on Tuesday morning, his family, friends and a few dozen well-wishers decorated the unfinished walls with an undercoat of celebratory graffiti.
The Red Fox grows a thick undercoat of fur, while the Snowshoe Hare's coat transforms to white to provide warmth and camouflage.
Beneath those, Burtt lay down the banal ambient noise of any scene—the sonic equivalent of a painter’s undercoat—managing to make even the air-conditioning in the corridors of the Death Star sound volatile and ominous.
This behavior helps keep air spaces in their warm undercoat and works in oil from their anal glands to waterproof their outer fur.
Landon's 5 Fur Must-Knows: Mink: The fur tends to be shorter and is more coarse and insulating (dense undercoat).
Some species pile on the layers, like the arctic musk ox, whose soft undercoat—called qiviut—insulates them from minus 50 degree Fahrenheit temperatures.
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