Meaning of ALASKAN MALAMUTE in English
- ALASKAN MALAMUTE
Sled dog developed by the Malemiut, an Eskimo group.
It is a strongly built dog with a broad head, erect ears, and a plumelike tail carried over its back. Its thick coat is usually gray and white or black and white, the colours frequently forming a caplike or masklike marking on the head. It stands 2325 in. (5864 cm) tall and weighs 7585 lbs (3439 kg). Characteristically loyal and friendly, it has served on expeditions to the Antarctic.
Britannica Concise Encyclopedia. Краткая энциклопедия Британика. 2012