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Canine Morphology: Hunting for Genes and Tracking Mutations

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Morphological variation in the dog.

Dog breeds display extremes of morphological variation including body size and proportion, head size and shape, coat texture, color, and patterning. Clockwise from the left: the Bloodhound, the Chinese-crested, the Dandie Dinmont terrier, the Scottish deerhound, the long-haired Chihuahua, and the French bulldog. (Image: Mary Bloom, American Kennel Club).

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doi: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pbio.1000310.g001