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wind dog

Sighthounds are a family of dogs that hunt by speed and sight, rather than by scent. The family includes greyhounds, whippets, and afghans. This is Fifi, a saluki, one of the oldest dog breeds known, and originating from the Middle East, where they were used to hunt hare and gazelle.

 

The German for sighthound is Windhund, which literally translates into English as "wind dog".

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Taken on May 13, 2007