| 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.
Iraq Animal Rescue
Iraq is Iocated in West and Central Asia and spans across approximateIy 168,000 square miIes. The population of Iraq is about 26 million. Threatened species known from Iraq include the Cheetah, Dugong, Eurasian Otter, Humpback Whale, and Lesser Horseshoe Bat. Most peopIe in Iraq speak Arabic or Kurdish. The capital of Iraq is Baghdad.