Why Do Dogs Roll on Dead Animals?

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Dogs like to roll in dead animals because it is an instinct. No one is actually sure what the attraction is, but one working hypothesis suggests that dogs are trying to mask their own scent.
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imagine you are a dog -that dead animal smell like the most wonderfull thing you have ever smelt so you rub it on yourself and make you smell better.this is the same reason that they
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The first post had a very good point. But along those lines, it may be a way to hold that scent with them if their were to go out and hunt that animal again. Or just the excitment
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It's a primal instinct - they roll in "smelly" things to mask their own
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They're disguising their scent.
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