Molosser

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Molosser ialah satu kategori baka anjing yang binaannya pejal yang semuanya diturunkan daripada leluhur bersama. Namanya diperoleh daripada Molossia,[1] sebuah rantau di Epirus purba,[2] tempat anjing gembala besar dikenali sebagai anjing Molossus.[3]

Molosser biasanya mempunyai tulang berat, telinga loket, leher agak pendek dan sangat berotot, dan muncung pendek.

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  1. ^ Dogue De Bordeaux: A Comprehensive Owner's Guide oleh Joseph Janish, ISBN 1-59378-215-2, 2003, ms 10, "The Dogue de Bordeaux falls into a group of dogs classified as molossers, descendants of the Molossus, a dog that lived around the time of 700 BC"
  2. ^ The Mini-Atlas of Dog Breeds by Andrew De Prisco,ISBN 0-86622-091-7,1990,page 136,"... Mastiff prototypes , such as the Molossus of Epirus and Babylonian Mastiff, were used as flock guards against wolves and other predators. ..."
  3. ^ The molossid bats are named after this breed of dog: The Mammals of the Southern African Sub-region oleh J. D. Skinner, ISBN 0-521-84418-5, 2006, ms 277, "The name of the [free-tailed bats] family is derived from the Greek molossus, a kind of dog used by Greek shepherds in ancient times."

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