For most of the animals on this list, their long hair or fur evolved as a way to cope with the cold. Others were bred to have long hair, and some of these are not even capable of surviving on their own in the wild because of it like the Angora rabbit.
In actress Tippi Hedren ("The Birds"), established the Shambala Preserve in California’s Mojave Desert, a wildlife sanctuary for lions and tigers. This lions name is Togar. He was brought to the sanctuary but had never been around any other lions.