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Expedition to Find the New Guinea Singing Dog: The Rarest Dog in the World

and eventually infuse their wild bloodlines into the inbred captive populations"

Late last year, I wrote about one of the only photographs ever taken in the wild of arguably the rarest dog in the world – the New Guinea Singing Dog. The first was taken by Australian mammalogist and palaeontologist, Tim Flannery, in 1989, and the second was taken by Tom Hewitt, Director of Adventure Alternative Borneo, in August 2012. Almost [...]

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First photo of rare, wild New Guinea singing dog in 23 years

New Guinea singing dog

This is one of the only photographs ever taken of a wild New Guinea singing dog, an exceptionally shy and rare animal from the highlands of New Guinea. The photograph was taken in August this year by Tom Hewitt, Director of Adventure Alternative Borneo, during a trek in the remote Star Mountains of Western New [...]

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