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German Shepherd

Canis lupus famliaris

Description:

German Shepherds are a large sized dog, generally between 55 and 65 centimetres (22 and 26 in) at the withers, with an ideal height of 63 centimetres (25 in) according to Kennel Club standards.[19] Weight is 30–40 kilograms (66–88 lb) for males and 22–32 kilograms (49–71 lb) for females.[1] They have a domed forehead, a long square-cut muzzle and a black nose. The jaws are strong, with a scissor-like bite. The eyes are medium-sized and brown with a lively, intelligent, and self-assured look. The ears are large and stand erect, open at the front and parallel, but they often are pulled back during movement. They have a long neck, which is raised when excited and lowered when moving at a fast pace. The tail is bushy and reaches to the hock

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2 Comments

RussellRohling
RussellRohling 8 years ago

Thank you , made the edit.

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 8 years ago

Hi Russell! Beautiful dog! The scientific name for all domestic dogs is Canis lupus famliaris. On Project Noah these are put in the Pets category even though they are Mammals. Thanks!
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dog

RussellRohling
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RussellRohling

Cold Spring, Kentucky, USA

Spotted on Aug 7, 2012
Submitted on Oct 7, 2012

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