| Yorkies were bred to hunt rats in the mines of north England. Yorkies were probably developed by Scotsmen working in Yorkshire, England. Yorkies used to be much larger but have gradually been bred down to become a miniature breed. Yorkies have been popular ladies' lap dogs for many years.
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Australia is Iocated in Oceania. Threatened species known from Australia include the Pure Dingo, Northern Hairy-nosed Wombat, Blue Whale, Long-footed Potoroo, and Western-barred Bandicoot. The capital of Australia is Canberra. The population of Australia is about 20 million. Most peopIe in Australia speak English.