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Highland Wild Dog Re-Discovered in Mountains of New Guinea

​For the first time in over 50 years, the New Guinea Highland Wild Dog has been confirmed as alive and well in it's native range and habitat on the Island of New Guinea. 
​​In September 2016, research teams working in the remote highlands of Puncak Jaya in Papua Province located, documented, photographed and collected biological samples from a small population of Highland Wild Dogs, once feared extinct by many.  The team identified healthy adult males, females and pups, and pregnant females.  Preliminary DNA testing has been accomplished and additional studies are ongoing.
​A Black and Tan New Guinea Highland Wild Dog

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New Guinea Highland Wild Dog, Feared Extinct, Found in Wild
​Press Release - 24 Mar 2017
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