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Shepherd Dog, Hybrid, Wolf

Caption: Upper panel: This is a livestock-guarding shepherd dog; middle panel: This is a livestock-guarding dog with inferred wolf ancestry (first-generation hybrid); lower panel: This is a wolf (all from Kazbegi, Georgia).

Credit: Photo courtesy of David Tarkhnishvili and Natia Kopaliani

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