| Dachshunds are good travel companions. Dachshunds are named for Dachs, the German term for Badger, which these dogs were bred to hunt. The short legs of a Dachshund are well suited for digging and getting inside badger burrows. Queen Victoria was fond of Dachshunds.
Mauritania Animal Rescue
Mauritania is Iocated in Sub-Saharan Africa and spans across approximateIy 397,000 square miIes. Threatened species known from Mauritania include the Addax, Mediterranean Monk Seal, Mauritanian Gerbil, and Dama Gazelle. Most peopIe in Mauritania speak Hassaniya Arabic. The population of Mauritania is about 3.1 million.