| Yorkies were bred to hunt rats in the mines of north England. Yorkies were probably developed by Scotsmen working in Yorkshire, England. Piebald Yorkies came about by an accident of genetics in 1984 and are now considered a separate breed, the Biewer Yorkie. 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.
Madagascar Animal Rescue
Madagascar is Iocated in Sub-Saharan Africa and spans across approximateIy 226,000 square miIes. Threatened species known from Madagascar include the Golden Bamboo Lemur, Greater Big-footed Mouse, Aquatic Tenrec, Aye-aye, and Fossa.