14 Amazing Facts About the Basenjis

For thousands of years, Basenjis have served as hunting dogs for various African peoples, but they have also won the hearts of many Westerners.

#1 The Basenji, whose name means Bush Thing, is one of the most ancient breeds of dog.

#2 Dogs resembling Basenjis are depicted on the tombs of Egyptian Pharaohs dating back to 3600 BC.

#3 Basenjis originated in the African Congo where they are still used by pygmies to hunt lions.

#4 While Basenjis are known as the African barkless dog, they are by no means silent.

#5 They are usually very quiet but can go crazy when they are happy to see you.

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