Why do Siberian Huskies have wolf like appearance?

Siberian Huskies and Alaskan Malamutes are dog breeds that are closest in appearance to wolves.That is why these are sometimes misunderstood by people as wolves or dogs having a wolf's characteristics.Siberian Huskies have thick double coat.Actually dogs and wolves are thought to have same ancestors and the biggest reason why they resemble to wolves is their origin.Their specific coat helps them survive in Siberian weather conditions and same is the case with Alaskan Malamutes.A dog breed having a thin coat could never be able to survive such cold weather.Coat is not the only weapon their long wolf like nose helps them to make the air warmer in it's way to lungs and their tail keep their eyes and nose safe while resting in snowy weather.Their eyes heavily covered with hairs helps not to freeze.
 
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