Greyhound dog skull

  • Michael Frank, Royal Veterinary College
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Greyhound dog skull. Michael Frank, Royal Veterinary College. Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0). Source: Wellcome Collection.

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Photograph of the skull from a greyhound (Canis familiaris). This is an example of a long-headed (Dolicocephalic) dog where the length of the skull is greater than the width. Greyhounds are sighthounds, tall, slender dogs which rely on eyesight, speed and agility to hunt.

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