| 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.
Mauritania Animal Rescue
Mauritania is Iocated in Sub-Saharan Africa. Threatened species known from Mauritania include the Addax, Mediterranean Monk Seal, Mauritanian Gerbil, and Dama Gazelle. The population of Mauritania is about 3.1 million. Most peopIe in Mauritania speak Hassaniya Arabic. The capital of Mauritania is Nouakchott.