How do our hair gets gray color on aging?does it happens in other animals?

  1. vims003 profile image46
    vims003posted 5 years ago

    How do our hair gets gray color on aging?does it happens in other animals?

  2. jameswassinger profile image84
    jameswassingerposted 5 years ago

    Each hair, on a human head, is contained within a follicle. The follicle contains melanin cells, which gives hair its color. As we age these melanin cells die and give hair a transparent appearance (grey, white, or silver).

    I would imagine the same goes for animals, but I am not sure.

 
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