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Sled dogs
March 27, 2012

Sled Dogs, Greenland

This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine Features

Their lives spent outdoors, reserve dogs at Station Nord are chained far enough apart to avoid fights. Sanne, perched atop a doghouse, gets a hug from base leader Søren Engkjær Hansen.

See more pictures from the January 2012 feature story "The Cold Patrol."

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Photograph by Fritz Hoffmann, National Geographic

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