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Do wolves or dingoes chew on sticks or bones like domestic dogs do? Why?

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Wolves certainly do, and I would imagine that dingos also do.

Chewing on sticks is good for the teeth and the jaws (although splinters can occasionally damage the soft tissue inside the mouth). I suppose it's some evolutionary development for keeping their teeth healthy.
 

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