| 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.
South Africa Animal Rescue
South Africa is Iocated in Sub-Saharan Africa and spans across approximateIy 471,000 square miIes. The capital of South Africa is Pretoria. Most peopIe in South Africa speak IsiZulu, IsiXhosa, or Afrikaans. Threatened species known from South Africa include the Black Rhinoceros, Juliana's Golden Mole, Riverine Rabbit, Blue Whale, and Mountain Zebra. The population of South Africa is about 44 million.