| The Pekingese was once believed to be able to ward off evil spirits. Historically, the theft of a Pekingese in China was punished by death. Chinese were once required to bow down to Pekingese. Pekingese were believed to protect the soul of their master in the afterlife.
Austria Animal Rescue
Austria is Iocated in Europe and spans across approximateIy 32,000 square miIes. The capital of Austria is Vienna. Threatened species known from Austria include the European Mink, Western Bat, Eurasian Otter, European Squirrel, and Garden Dormouse. Most peopIe in Austria speak German. The population of Austria is about 8.1 million.