Singing Dog Male Skull


Raccoon dogs are omnivorous, and as their name implies, appear very similar in appearance to raccoons. Raccoon dogs maintain home ranges which vary in size depending on location. It is also the only canid that does not bark.


Singing Dog Male Skull measures 7.8 inches. Singing Dog Male Skull is museum quality polyurethane cast. 2-part skull (separate cranium and jaw). Made in USA. Cast private collection. Our precise skull can be used as a teaching tool, museum skull exhibit, home decor skull, or office decor skull.

The Singing dog or Canis hallstromi is a New Guinea dingo with unique canid vocalizations. They are also referred to as the New Guinea Singing dog and the New Guinea Highland Dog.

Their muzzle or rostral region is short and narrow in contrast with the remarkable facial or bi-zygomatic width, imparting the strikingly vulpine or fox like appearance.

This comparison is sustained in the narrow body and very short bushy tail which measures little more than one third of the combined head-and-body length, with the width of the brush a fraction under 4 in.

The fleshy, softly furred, triangulate ears remain erect, though rounded and curved forward in conch-like fashion.

The Singing dog or Canis hallstromi is a dog native to the New Guinea Highlands of the island of New Guinea. Its taxonomic status is debated. It is closely related to the Australian dingo. The dog is noted for its unique vocalization.

Singing dog or Canis hallstromi is described as relatively short-legged and broad-headed. These dogs have an average shoulder height of 12 to 18 in. and weigh 20 to 31 lb. Singing dog or Canis hallstromi do not have rear dewclaws.

The limbs and spine of the Singing dog or Canis hallstromi are very flexible and they can spread their legs sideways to 90 degrees.

They can also rotate their front and hind paws more than domestic dogs, which enables them to climb trees with thick bark or branches that can be reached from the ground.

The singing dog or Canis hallstromi eyes, which are highly reflective, are triangular and are angled upwards from the inner to outer corners with dark eye rims. Eye color ranges from dark amber to dark-brown. Singing dog or Canis hallstromi eyes exhibit a bright green glow when lights are shone on them in low light conditions.

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Additional information

Weight 2.5 lbs
Dimensions 7.8 in
Singing Dog Facts

Other names: New Guinea Highland dog,
Hallstrom's dog,
Canis hallstromi
Canis familiaris
Common nicknames: Highland wild dog, singer
Origin; New Guinea
Patronage: United States