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Jennifer
Jennifer
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Boxer mixes are often very fast, if they inherit the breed’s sprinter’s legs and fast-twitch : slow-twitch muscle ratio without its impeding top-heaviness. Like Corsos and Danes, Boxers descend from coursing mastiffs used to hunt wild boar, which required both lots of speed and lots of brute strength (boars fight back), so their build had to strike a balance between two opposing needs. A mix, though, could potentially wind up inheriting the speed traits but not so much the strength ones. Of course, her speed could also come from something else in her ancestry–it’s just a thought.