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Dog breed with two noses

Legend has it that at the time of the Conquistadors there was a Spanish breed of hunting dog named "Pachon Navarro". There is a good chance that some of these dogs accompanied the Spanish to south America.

There is a story that legendary explorer Colonel Percy Fawcett reported dogs with two noses from the Amazon in 1913. "Nobody believed him, they laughed him out of court."

Meet Bella and her son Xingu - two double nosed dogs from Bolivia which have even attracted military interest.

Full article at BBC

The lead-in text at WLMD is adapted from the full article.

Photo of Bella - a Pacho Navarro dog breed with two noses from the source article at BBC.

Posted by: admin on 14th Aug 2007 07:16 PM
Updated by: admin on 14th Aug 2007 07:16 PM
Expires: 01st Jan 2012 12:00 AM

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