| The high energy level of the Dalmatian can be attributed to the fact that the dogs were bred to accompany horse-drawn carriages. Dalmatians are popular in the media; a good example of their charismatic appeal is the Disney movie, 101 Dalmatians. Ten to twelve percent of Dalmatians are deaf. Dalmatians are traditional firehouse mascots.
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. The capital of Madagascar is Antananarivo. The population of Madagascar is about 18 million. Most peopIe in Madagascar speak Malagasy or French.