Biologists all over are celebrating today over finding out that a species of dog thought to be long extinct actually is not.  The New Guinea highland wild dog has been confirmed as rediscovered on the island in the South Pacific.  These are believed to now be the rarest species of canine left on earth, and now the race is on for conservation.

Biologists all over are celebrating today over finding out that a species of dog thought to be long extinct actually is not. The New Guinea highland wild dog has been confirmed as rediscovered on the island in the South Pacific. These are believed to now be the rarest species of canine left on earth, and now the race is on for conservation.

Aside from finding out that the famous singing dogs of New Guinea are close relatives of the highland wild dog, it was also discovered that they are probably the most ancient species of dog still alive.  They may also be a key ancestor of domesticated dogs, too.

Aside from finding out that the famous singing dogs of New Guinea are close relatives of the highland wild dog, it was also discovered that they are probably the most ancient species of dog still alive. They may also be a key ancestor of domesticated dogs, too.

A big sized dog, or if you own several species of dogs then you must need a large, spacious dog house to accommodate all the dogs.  For such situations an enormous, pallet wood dog house hut is the best solution.

A big sized dog, or if you own several species of dogs then you must need a large, spacious dog house to accommodate all the dogs. For such situations an enormous, pallet wood dog house hut is the best solution.

The raccoon dog, a wild animal in East Asia, is one of the earliest species of dog, and resembles a raccoon.

The raccoon dog, a wild animal in East Asia, is one of the earliest species of dog, and resembles a raccoon.

1895 antique fine lithograph of dogs,original vintage color dogs engraving, different species of dogs plate illustration.

1895 antique fine lithograph of dogs,original vintage color dogs engraving, different species of dogs plate illustration.

A doctoral student at the University of Washington has discovered a new species of dog that roamed the earth in the time of dinosaurs.

A doctoral student at the University of Washington has discovered a new species of dog that roamed the earth in the time of dinosaurs.

A fossil containing the remains of a new species of dog was found on a beach in Maryland, and is over 12 million years old.

A fossil containing the remains of a new species of dog was found on a beach in Maryland, and is over 12 million years old.

A tanuki, commonly mistaken for a badger or a raccoon, is actually an atypical species of dog known in Japan.

A tanuki, commonly mistaken for a badger or a raccoon, is actually an atypical species of dog known in Japan.

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