NHGRI Scientists Study Ancient Dog Breed
New Guinea Singing Dogs May Hold Clues to Human Vocalization
The New Guinea singing dog, whose harmonious wolf-like howls sound eerily like whale songs, was thought to have been extinct in the wild for some 50 years. But researchers at the National Human Genome Research Institute confirmed that this breed still roams the New Guinea Highlands and that studying them may yield clues to how human vocalization developed.
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