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The scales of f80v might not be scales at all.
Birds often have this pattern in feathers and four-footed beasts are sometimes depicted with hair in such a pattern.
A striking example is the lamia with a similar f80v tail. And almost the same body as f80v.

The f80v creature with accentuated tail, similar to the Lamia above:

Ofcourse there is Topsell's "Gorgon" whose physique so much looks like a hairy beast`,
especially judging from its hairy forehead, the hooves, the curly tail,.. that the "scales" represent hair.

By the way, even the rams in the Voynich Manuscript itself have a more or less "scaled" pattern to their fur:

Following are several instances of all sorts of hairy or feathered animals that have been drawn showing a scale-like pattern.

"Scaled" Elephant:

Some animals from the Aberdeen Bestiary MS 24 (ca 1200)

"Scaled" cat

"Scaled" lamb

"Scaled" ram

"Scaled" bear

Some from Escorial Beatus (10th Century)

"Scaled" lions

"Scaled" winged lions?

"Scaled" lion?

Birds are often shown with feathers according to a scaled pattern, just a few of the numerous:

"Scaled" hawk img363

"Scaled" owl:

"Scaled" vulture Aberdeen f44v

Additionally the following woolly creatures may not exactly have their fur "scaled" but one can easily imagine someone doing a rough sketch using a wiggly line resembling scales.
Like has been done to the astrological rams in the Voynich Manuscript above.

"Scaled" ram:

"Scaled" ram:

"Scaled" sheep:

Ger Hungerink 20 June 2019
edited 24 June 2019