The Neapolitan Mastiff is a huge, powerful guarder whose astounding appearance has intimidated intruders since the days of ancient Rome. Wary with strangers, the profusely wrinkled Mastino is sweet, placid, and steady among loved ones.
Fairly common to uncommon summer migrant from winter grounds in Africa. Best known for its rich powerful song, often given at night, when it can keep people awake. Found in varied wooded and scrubby habitats, typically with shady understory