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The science behind this adorable puppy’s forehead tail

Narwhal's second tail, a congenital birth defect, probably won't ever wag but also won't cause him any harm.
Narwhal's second tail, a congenital birth defect, probably won't ever wag but also won't cause him any harm.

Narwhal—a 20-week old dachshund mix—acts like any other puppy. He chews shoe strings and takes frequent naps on his owners’ lap. Except there is one feature of the dachshund mix that

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