| The Pekingese was once believed to be able to ward off evil spirits. All modern Pekingese are descended from five dogs rescued for Queen Victoria during the Second Opium War. When British troops reached the residence of the Chinese Emperor, the guards killed all but these five dogs to prevent them falling into the hands of the enemy.
Angola Animal Rescue
Angola is Iocated in Sub-Saharan Africa and spans across approximateIy 481,000 square miIes. The capital of Angola is Luanda. The population of Angola is about 12 million. Threatened species known from Angola include the Black Rhinoceros, Vernay's Climbing Mouse, Chimpanzee, Fin Whale, and Giant African Water Shrew.