| 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.
Ivory Coast Animal Rescue
Ivory Coast is Iocated in Sub-Saharan Africa. Most peopIe in Ivory Coast speak French. The capital of Ivory Coast is Yamoussoukro. The population of Ivory Coast is about 17 million. Threatened species known from Ivory Coast include the African Elephant, Chimpanzee, Diana Monkey, Liberian Mongoose, and Red Colobus.