The Mahratta Hound, sometimes called the Mahratta Greyhound, is a breed of dog found in India. It is a sighthound-type dog, like the Banjara Hound it is bred and used for hunting by the nomadic Banjara of Maharashtra. The Mahratta Hound is believed to be of Arabian or Persian heritage, is often blue and tan in colour and stands around 22 inches (56 cm), it is prized for its prowess in hunting panther and boar, both very formidable prey for a hound, as well as blackbuck.
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This breed is also called Mahratta Greyhound as well as Mahratta Hound.
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