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Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Nice color


Is that a brindle greyhound?  Is there even such a thing?

 

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  1. This looks like a Mel Roberts photo.

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  2. Very much so... our greyhounds in Britain have overwhelmingly uniform coats. And this laddie is as beautiful as his master.

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    1. That breed has been exploited in the USA for racing and as the branding icon for a bus company that's anything but swift.

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  3. I know that both Boxer and Great Dane breeds share the same name for that type of coloring. In cats it's called tortoiseshell.

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    1. Tortoiseshell is legit in certain breeds. Most of my paternal line male relatives and I carry a recessive gene for mixed hair color, very rare in humans. Our DNA expert used the term "brindle" for it.

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  4. Brindle occurs in Highland cattle and a few other breeds, too.

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    1. Interesting. My own family had deep Scottish roots.

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