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Colorado Dog to Be Honored With Longest Ears Title

This photo taken Oct. 10, 2010, shows Harbor, an 8 year old coonhound from Bolder, Co., displaying his ears after winning a Guinness World Record title.

This photo taken Oct. 10, 2010, shows Harbor, an 8 year old coonhound from Bolder, Co., displaying his ears after winning a Guinness World Record title.  (AP/Guinness World Records)

Harbor has over two feet (60 centimeters) of ears.

On Tuesday, the black-and-tan coonhound from Boulder, Colorado, gets the 2012 Guinness World Records title for "longest ears on a living dog."

His left ear is 12.25 inches (31.12 centimeters) long and his right is 13.5 inches (34.29 centimeters) long.

Owner Jennifer Wert says when her 8-year-old was a puppy, he would trip on his ears and roll down stairs.

These days, Wert says people often stop them to ask questions, take photos or tug on his ears.

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