| 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. Pekingese were believed to protect the soul of their master in the afterlife.
India Animal Rescue
India is Iocated in South and Southeast Asia and spans across approximateIy 1,269,000 square miIes. Most peopIe in India speak Hindi or English. Threatened species known from India include the Jenkin's Shrew, Malabar Large Spotted Civet, Pygmy Hog, Salim Ali's Fruit Bat, and Blue Whale. The capital of India is New Delhi. The population of India is about 1 billion.