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Maybe the world's super-sized canines are related after all.
Referred to as "paglia," or the color of straw, this shade of Cane Corso is considered rare. But is it acceptable in the show ring? The DNA tells the tale.
A new genetic study shows how many Molosser breeds are related, but tossed the Tibetan Mastiff from that family tree.