How do kombai hunt?

Asked By: Athena Schneider
Date created: Wed, Mar 3, 2021 9:47 PM
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The Kombai are typical hunter gatherers. The men hunt a wide range of prey including cassowary, wild boar and marsupials in the forest using their bows and arrows with their dogs as trackers Pigs are domesticated for ritual use.
Answered By: Jaylan Stiedemann
Date created: Thu, Mar 4, 2021 11:50 PM

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Friendliness: Overall, the Kombai ranks below average for friendliness. Although they're excellent with family and friends, they can be aggressive towards strangers and/or other dogs. Children have to be wary of how they act around these dogs, as they can get irritated with foul play.
Kombai dog is not a hypoallergenic breed and even though it has a short-coat, he can cause allergy to people who are dog-fur sensitive.
The Kombai is a critically endangered and ancient breed of dogs from the state of Tamil Nadu. Kombai's breeding tract is in the Cumbam–Uthamapalayam villages. They are medium-sized guard dogs originally developed for guarding forts and palaces.

Coat and color of the Kombai

There are two rare Kombai dogs. The Pulicharal Kombai which is brindle, and the Porru Kombai dog which is piebald. The muzzle of the dog is black.


The staple food is starch harvested from sago palms growing wild in the jungle. It takes the women a few hours to drain and dry a few bundles of starch from the palm, and a large tree can provide enough starch to sustain a family for seven to ten days. Usually, dozens of trees are found in the same area.
Like every local canine, the Kombai canine is solid. Kombai can endure hot and muggy conditions… Rabies is a genuine danger to canines. Kombai should be immunized for rabies yearly.
Kombai is an ancient war dog. It was responsible for guarding forts and palaces.
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