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Double-nosed dog

Xingu, the double-nosed dogExplorer Colonel John Blashford-Snell has had close encounters with vampire bats and angry bees, but his latest brush has been with a rather odd dog. He spotted a rare breed of Double-Nosed Andean tiger hound, which has two noses, on a recent trip to Bolivia.

The chairman of the Scientific Exploration Society said the dog, named Xingu, was "not terribly handsome". He said: "This breed could be used for sniffing out mines or narcotics because they have an enhanced sense of smell."

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It doesn't really appear to have two separate noses, but one large wide nose that's split down the center. It looks like it only has two nostrils. Still pretty weird though!

Hmmmm, that's an interesting observation...

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