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a genetically controlled variation in the colors of the skin, pelt, or plumage of an animal.
one of two or more colorings assumed by an animal, varying with age or season.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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is more common in northern populations.
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and once in the wild they continued to breed true to that color.
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