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09 Were Rhodesian Ridgebacks really used to hunt lions?




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This article is from the Rhodesian Ridgebacks Breed FAQ, by richard@inet.net (Richard Gordon) with numerous contributions by others.

09 Were Rhodesian Ridgebacks really used to hunt lions?

Yes, when the breed was imported to Rhodesia, the big game hunters
of the time found them to be excellent hunters and used them to
hunt lions. They were found to be the only breed of dog that could,
in a pack, keep a lion at bay for the hunter, and live.

 

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