National Geographic : 1941 Dec
Working Dogs of the World 783 O National Geographic Society ams ", 1* ai , a, Great Danes Were Developed in Germany for Hunting Wild Boars In the background three of these giant dogs confront their sharp-tusked foe. Sometimes they were armored on chest and forequarters with wild hog's hide, and a metal collar protected the neck. Despite its name, the Great Dane is more German than Danish. Ears are cropped in some States and in continental Europe, but not in Great Britain (foreground).