Mutant Labrador Looks Like Painted Dog

10/24/2012

How awesome is this otherwise normal labrador retriever that looks like an African painted dog?  Is it a mutant or a chimera (like Venus the Cat, who was featured here a few weeks ago).  

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Find out more about this extraordinarily rare color phase over at The Retriever, Dog, & Wildlife Blog.

VIDEO: Watch wild African painted dogs in action

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