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Xoloitzcuintli, The Ancient Hairless Dog; Part I

An article about the Xoloitzcuintli, the ancient hairless dogs that guided the dead into the underworld

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Xoloitzcuintli, The Ancient Hairless Dog; Part I

An article about the Xoloitzcuintli, the ancient hairless dogs that guided the dead into the underworld

Intermediate
Read and listen to this story in Beelinguapp!

This funny-looking, hairless breed was considered a gift from the gods. How much do you know about this Mexican hairless dog?
In all probability, the most famous Xoloitzcuintli in recent times is the adorable Dante from Disney Pixar’s Coco. He's a faithful stray dog that follows young Miguel in his quest in the Land of the Dead. And it eventually turns into his spirit animal.

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