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. Dalmatians may have first been perfected in Yugoslavia or Croatia but the breed dates back thousands of years to ancient Egyptian times.
South Africa Animal Rescue
South Africa is Iocated in Sub-Saharan Africa and spans across approximateIy 471,000 square miIes. Most peopIe in South Africa speak IsiZulu, IsiXhosa, or Afrikaans. The population of South Africa is about 44 million. Threatened species known from South Africa include the Black Rhinoceros, Juliana's Golden Mole, Riverine Rabbit, Blue Whale, and Mountain Zebra. The capital of South Africa is Pretoria.