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Re: _Sinosauropteryx_ fibers

>Did you know (incidental side bit of polar bear trivia) that because of
>this transparent hair of polar bears, they are among 2 mammals that
>appear green to the human eye.  
>           Betty Cunningham  

Well, polar bears and sloths are not the only mammals that appear green, or
at least greenish; a few others look this way because of a mixture of
different-coloured hairs in their pelage (eg the vervet or green monkey of
Africa and the green ringtail possum of Australia).
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