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Have you ever come across a gorilla during a zoo visit and wondered to yourself about how it would look if it were bald? Weird right? It is an uncommon incident when an animal is completely hairless. But, it happens, and no, it’s not just genetics which plays a major role here. Hairlessness in animals is called hypertrichosis and its predominant cause is the presence of a recessive gene. When this unfortunate mishap takes place,…