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Why are rat tails scaly?

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Why are rats tails hairless?

They're not actually hairless, as they have a fine dusting of hair along the entire length. It's a adaption to allow rats to pump large amounts of blood into the veins along t

Why don't rats tails have hair?

Rats' tails actually do have hair, they just don't have very much. The reason why though is because a tail with a limited amount of hair works better for balance and grip. If

What is the function of the tail in the rat?

A rat's tail serves two main functions: 1. The tail is useful in temperature regulation. As rats do not perspire, they have to use other means to regulate heat in the body. T