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25th Jul '16 2:37:06 PM Averagemoe
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In an early Webcomic/OzyAndMillie strip, Millie implies that tanning is basically the sun making ones fur a slightly darker shade of whatever color it is.

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* In an early Webcomic/OzyAndMillie strip, Millie implies that tanning is basically the sun making ones fur a slightly darker shade of whatever color it is.
25th Jul '16 2:36:14 PM Averagemoe
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In an early Webcomic/OzyAndMillie strip, Millie implies that tanning is basically the sun making ones fur a slightly darker shade of whatever color it is.
27th Jun '16 6:23:00 PM Pichu-kun
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* Starting with ''VideoGame/CrashOfTheTitans'' the titular protagonist of ''Franchise/CrashBandicoot'' has had tattoos on his fur.
11th Jun '16 11:00:58 AM Pichu-kun
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* In the two ''Franchise/AlvinAndTheChipmunks'' cartoons, the Chipmunks and the Chipettes are both peach colored, but the Chipettes look like they just have peach colored skin and [[FurryFemaleMane have human-like head hair]]. The Chipmunks still look like they have fur, however. Contrast that to [[LiveActionAdaptation the two live action movies]] where they are [[AnthropomorphicShift less anthropomorphic]] and have fur and markings more like that of normal chipmunks.

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* In the first two ''Franchise/AlvinAndTheChipmunks'' cartoons, the Chipmunks and the Chipettes are both peach colored, but the Chipettes look like they just have peach colored skin and [[FurryFemaleMane have human-like head hair]]. The Chipmunks still look like they have fur, however. Contrast that to [[LiveActionAdaptation the two live action movies]] where they are [[AnthropomorphicShift less anthropomorphic]] and have fur and markings more like that of normal chipmunks. ''WesternAnimation/ALVINNNAndTheChipmunks'' mixes the two designs. They look even more anthropomorphic than before but aren't human sized, have tails, and have stripe markings on their faces that make it more obvious that they have light colored fur.
11th Jun '16 9:43:34 AM Pichu-kun
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** Saffron and Coriander in ''[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS6E13SpiceUpYourLife Spice Up Your Life]]'' are Indian inspired ponies. They have orange and brownish fur respectively, and dark colored manes

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** Saffron and Coriander in ''[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS6E13SpiceUpYourLife "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS6E13SpiceUpYourLife Spice Up Your Life]]'' Life]]" are Indian inspired ponies. They have orange and brownish fur respectively, and dark colored manes
11th Jun '16 9:42:27 AM Pichu-kun
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* Many characters from the SonicTheHedgehog series play with this trope to some degree or another. Many of the characters have apricot human-skintone looking muzzles, bellies, and arms and Rouge the Bat has apricot human-skintone body and muzzle and a white head. It's left vague if Sonic has peach colored fur or if that's his skin, though certain models imply the latter.

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* Many characters from the SonicTheHedgehog ''Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog'' series play with this trope to some degree or another. Many of the characters have apricot human-skintone looking muzzles, bellies, and arms and Rouge the Bat has apricot human-skintone body and muzzle and a white head. It's left vague if Sonic has peach colored fur or if that's his skin, though certain models imply the latter.



* Poodles Galore from [[VideoGame/SPYFox Spy Fox: Operation Ozone]] has Caucasian fur, save for her ears.

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* Poodles Galore from [[VideoGame/SPYFox ''[[VideoGame/SPYFox Spy Fox: Operation Ozone]] Ozone]]'' has Caucasian caucasian fur, save for her ears.



** Cheese Sandwich is pretty much Music/WeirdAlYankovic in pony form, and as such they gave him peach-colored fur and curly brown hair to better match his actor (since there's only [[LimitedAnimation so much one can do]] to make a My Little Pony into an [[InkSuitActor Ink Suit]]).

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** Cheese Sandwich is pretty much Music/WeirdAlYankovic in pony form, and as such they gave him peach-colored fur and curly brown hair to better match his actor (since there's only [[LimitedAnimation so much one can do]] to make a My ''My Little Pony Pony'' character into an [[InkSuitActor Ink Suit]]).



** Saffron and Coriander in ''[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS6E13SpiceUpYourLife Spice Up Your Life]]'' are Indian inspired ponies. They have orange and brownish fur respectively, and dark colored manes



* While the characters in ''Literature/MaxAndRuby'' clearly have fur, most characters are solid toned. At least one character has been shown to have patches but almost everyone has completely white or brown fur.

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* While the characters in ''Literature/MaxAndRuby'' clearly have fur, most characters are solid toned. At least one character has been shown to have patches but almost everyone else has completely white or brown fur.
4th May '16 6:00:17 PM lloyd22
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* Gadget Hackwrench of ''WesternAnimation/ChipNDaleRescueRangers'' is peach-colored and has no real hints of fur on her body at all, whereas WesternAnimation/ChipAndDale and Monterey Jack have markings on their fur. ut she does have a full head of strawberry-blond EightiesHair.

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* Gadget Hackwrench of ''WesternAnimation/ChipNDaleRescueRangers'' is peach-colored and has no real hints of fur on her body at all, whereas WesternAnimation/ChipAndDale and Monterey Jack have markings on their fur. ut But she does have a full head of strawberry-blond EightiesHair.EightiesHair.
* At the end of one episode of ''WesternAnimation/RockosModernLife'', the eponymous wallaby ends up getting a sunburn after an afternoon at the beach, which makes it bizarre [[FridgeLogic considering the fact that he's from Australia]].
29th Apr '16 1:23:27 AM Pichu-kun
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* ''WesternAnimation/AnAmericanTale'':

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* ''WesternAnimation/AnAmericanTale'':''WesternAnimation/AnAmericanTail'':
29th Apr '16 1:22:29 AM Pichu-kun
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* Badger from the [[Disney/TheAdventuresOfIchabodAndMrToad Disney adaptation of]] TheWindInTheWillows is furless with a light human-like skintone and a white beard, but still has the facial markings of a badger. Badger in the original story and and in other adaptations, on the other hand, looks slightly less anthropomorphic, had a tail, and was furred like a normal badger.

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* ''Disney/TheAdventuresOfIchabodAndMrToad'':
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Badger from the [[Disney/TheAdventuresOfIchabodAndMrToad tge Disney adaptation of]] TheWindInTheWillows of ''Literature/TheWindInTheWillows'' is furless with a light human-like skintone and a white beard, but still has the facial markings of a badger. Badger in the original story and and in other adaptations, on the other hand, looks slightly less anthropomorphic, had a tail, and was furred like a normal badger.



* Any Native American mice from the ''WesternAnimation/AnAmericanTail'' series will have reddish fur that echo the typical skin color of their human counterparts. The rest of the mice have brownish fur for the most part.

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* ''WesternAnimation/AnAmericanTale'':
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Any Native American mice from the ''WesternAnimation/AnAmericanTail'' series will have reddish fur that echo the typical skin color of their human counterparts. The rest of the mice have brownish fur for the most part.



* The animal looking characters in ''Disney/TreasurePlanet'' do not have fur.

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* The animal looking characters in ''Disney/TreasurePlanet'' do not have fur. It could be justified in that they're aliens.
* The rats from ''WesternAnimation/FlushedAway'' are all depicted with fur that is colored like human flesh. Exceptions would be two of the evil Toad's henchrats, Whitey, who has white fur due to him being an albino rat; and Thimblenose Ted, a zombie-like rat [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin with a thimble on his nose]], who has gray
fur.



* Many characters from the SonicTheHedgehog series play with this trope to some degree or another. Many of the characters have apricot human-skintone looking muzzles, bellies, and arms and Rouge the Bat has apricot human-skintone body and muzzle and a white head.

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* Many characters from the SonicTheHedgehog series play with this trope to some degree or another. Many of the characters have apricot human-skintone looking muzzles, bellies, and arms and Rouge the Bat has apricot human-skintone body and muzzle and a white head. It's left vague if Sonic has peach colored fur or if that's his skin, though certain models imply the latter.



* Poodles Galore from [[SPYFox Spy Fox: Operation Ozone]] has Caucasian fur, save for her ears.

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* Poodles Galore from [[SPYFox [[VideoGame/SPYFox Spy Fox: Operation Ozone]] has Caucasian fur, save for her ears.



* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Arthur}}'', Sue Ellen the PettingZooPerson cat has red hair and solid peach fur over the rest of her body, but Nemo the normal pet cat is black and white with a bicolor pattern.
** Basically all the anthro animals are human skintone colored or otherwise solid colored, whether or not they have a head of hair, facial hair, or human-like body hair.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Arthur}}'', ''WesternAnimation/{{Arthur}}'':
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Sue Ellen the PettingZooPerson cat has red hair and solid peach fur over the rest of her body, but Nemo the normal pet cat is black and white with a bicolor pattern.
** Basically all the anthro animals are human skintone colored or otherwise solid colored, whether or not they have a head of hair, facial hair, or human-like body hair. It's left vague if fur color signifies what color their skin would be as humans.



* The FunnyAnimal bears in TheBerenstainBears are all light brown furred, but the normal animals tend to have various markings.
* The FunnyAnimal pigs in {{Olivia}} are pink or have various human-like skintones, but no head of hair, but the normal animals (except Edwin the black furred pet cat of Olivia) tend to have various markings.
* Gadget Hackwrench of ''WesternAnimation/ChipNDaleRescueRangers'' is peach-colored and has no real hints of fur on her body at all, whereas WesternAnimation/ChipAndDale and Monterey Jack have markings on their fur.
** But she does have a full head of strawberry-blond EightiesHair.
* In the two Franchise/AlvinAndTheChipmunks cartoons, the Chipmunks and the Chipettes are both peach colored, but the Chipettes look like they just have peach colored skin and [[FurryFemaleMane have human-like head hair]]. The Chipmunks still look like they have fur, however.
** Contrast that to [[LiveActionAdaptation the two live action movies]] where they are [[AnthropomorphicShift less anthropomorphic]] and have fur and markings more like that of normal chipmunks.
* Inverted in ''TheSimpsons'' where Bart, Lisa, and Maggie's hair are all colored like their skin.
* The rats from ''WesternAnimation/FlushedAway'' are all depicted with fur that is colored like human flesh. Exceptions would be two of the evil Toad's henchrats, Whitey, who has white fur due to him being an albino rat; and Thimblenose Ted, a zombie-like rat [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin with a thimble on his nose]], who has gray fur.
* The ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' PeripheryDemographic had this as one of their biggest questions. The ponies do indeed have manes, though they're treated as human hair, but it's generally unmentioned as to whether they have purple, blue, orange, etc. body hair/fur or they have no body hair and it's actually their skin. It gets a little weirder when talking about one of the most well-known elements of the show: the "cutie mark", a symbol of some sort that appears on a pony's hindquarters when they discover their greatest talent or purpose in life. Whether it's just a pattern of differently-colored fur or the mark appears on the pony's skin remained unclear for some time. It was, however, addressed in the episode "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E23PonyvilleConfidential Ponyville Confidential]]", after Snips and Snails get themselves stuck together with bubble gum. Later we see their fur was shaven off in places to get them apart, and indeed, the part with their cutie marks was shaven off as well.

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* The FunnyAnimal bears in TheBerenstainBears ''Literature/TheBerenstainBears'' are all light brown furred, but the normal animals tend to have various markings.
* The FunnyAnimal pigs in {{Olivia}} ''WesternAnimation/{{Olivia}}'' are pink or have various human-like skintones, but no head of hair, but the normal animals (except Edwin the black furred pet cat of Olivia) tend to have various markings.
* Gadget Hackwrench of ''WesternAnimation/ChipNDaleRescueRangers'' is peach-colored and has no real hints of fur on her body at all, whereas WesternAnimation/ChipAndDale and Monterey Jack have markings on their fur.
** But
fur. ut she does have a full head of strawberry-blond EightiesHair.
* In the two Franchise/AlvinAndTheChipmunks ''Franchise/AlvinAndTheChipmunks'' cartoons, the Chipmunks and the Chipettes are both peach colored, but the Chipettes look like they just have peach colored skin and [[FurryFemaleMane have human-like head hair]]. The Chipmunks still look like they have fur, however. \n** Contrast that to [[LiveActionAdaptation the two live action movies]] where they are [[AnthropomorphicShift less anthropomorphic]] and have fur and markings more like that of normal chipmunks.
* Inverted in ''TheSimpsons'' ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' where Bart, Lisa, and Maggie's hair are all colored like their skin.
* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'':
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The rats from ''WesternAnimation/FlushedAway'' are all depicted with fur that is colored like human flesh. Exceptions would be two of the evil Toad's henchrats, Whitey, who has white fur due to him being an albino rat; and Thimblenose Ted, a zombie-like rat [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin with a thimble on his nose]], who has gray fur.
* The ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic''
PeripheryDemographic had this as one of their biggest questions. The ponies do indeed have manes, though they're treated as human hair, but it's generally unmentioned as to whether they have purple, blue, orange, etc. body hair/fur or they have no body hair and it's actually their skin. It gets a little weirder when talking about one of the most well-known elements of the show: the "cutie mark", a symbol of some sort that appears on a pony's hindquarters when they discover their greatest talent or purpose in life. Whether it's just a pattern of differently-colored fur or the mark appears on the pony's skin remained unclear for some time. It was, however, addressed in the episode "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E23PonyvilleConfidential Ponyville Confidential]]", after Snips and Snails get themselves stuck together with bubble gum. Later we see their fur was shaven off in places to get them apart, and indeed, the part with their cutie marks was shaven off as well.



* Averted in ''PeppaPig''. Two of the main pony characters clearly have spots while the zebras stripes are clearly displayed on their faces.

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* Averted in ''PeppaPig''.''WesternAnimation/PeppaPig''. Two of the main pony characters clearly have spots while the zebras stripes are clearly displayed on their faces.



* ''WesternAnimation/HarveyBeaks'' applies lotion to himself as if he doesn't have feathers.

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* ''WesternAnimation/HarveyBeaks'' applies lotion to himself as if he doesn't have feathers. He has a tuft on his head that makes it clear he doesn't have blue skin.
* While the characters in ''Literature/MaxAndRuby'' clearly have fur, most characters are solid toned. At least one character has been shown to have patches but almost everyone has completely white or brown fur.
18th Mar '16 11:05:38 PM KatanaCat
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* The ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' PeripheryDemographic has this as one of their biggest questions. The ponies do indeed have manes, though they're treated as human hair, but no mention is made as to whether they have purple, blue, orange, etc. body hair/fur or they have no body hair and it's actually their skin. It gets a little weirder when talking about one of the most well-known elements of the show: the "cutie mark", a symbol of some sort that appears on a pony's hindquarters when he or she discovers his or her purpose in life. The question is, if a pony does indeed have body hair, what happens if they try to shave off the cutie mark? Is the mark on their skin as well?
** This is finally adressed in the episode "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E23PonyvilleConfidential Ponyville Confidential]]", after Snips and Snails get themselves stuck together with bubble gum. Later we see their fur was shaven off in places to get them apart, and indeed, the part with their cutie mark was shaven off as well.

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* The ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' PeripheryDemographic has had this as one of their biggest questions. The ponies do indeed have manes, though they're treated as human hair, but no mention is made it's generally unmentioned as to whether they have purple, blue, orange, etc. body hair/fur or they have no body hair and it's actually their skin. It gets a little weirder when talking about one of the most well-known elements of the show: the "cutie mark", a symbol of some sort that appears on a pony's hindquarters when he they discover their greatest talent or she discovers his or her purpose in life. The question is, if Whether it's just a pony does indeed have body hair, what happens if they try to shave off the cutie mark? Is pattern of differently-colored fur or the mark appears on their the pony's skin as well?
** This is finally adressed
remained unclear for some time. It was, however, addressed in the episode "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E23PonyvilleConfidential Ponyville Confidential]]", after Snips and Snails get themselves stuck together with bubble gum. Later we see their fur was shaven off in places to get them apart, and indeed, the part with their cutie mark marks was shaven off as well.
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