Redbone coonhound

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Redbone coonhound

a medium-sized, sturdy dog, with a short, rich red coat, large, pendulous ears and a long, tapered tail. The dog is derived from bloodhounds and foxhounds and originated in the Ozark Mountains of central USA. It is used for tracking bear, mountain lions and raccoons.
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At that moment the loud clear voice of a redbone hound, bawling "treed,' rang through the river bottom.
We can break out the "Triple-X" jugs and all pile around in the shade like a pack of bloated redbone hounds.
His deputies have regular redbone hounds tugging at leashes.
He was killed after both fugitives fired at a state police helicopter overhead and at several redbone hounds that had been tracking them.
If I died tomorrow, I've had a lifetime of memories,'' said Fred Moran of Suttersville in Western Pennsylvania, who breeds redbone hounds, one of the six breeds allowed to compete in coon-hunting contests sponsored by the United Kennel Club, a national registry.