| Maltese are unusually prone to playing in puddles. Maltese are believed to have been brought home from the Crusades by returning English knights. Maltese are named for the island of Malta. Maltese were popular with women in the middle ages, and would often be carried in their sleeves, earning them the nickname the Roman Ladies Dog. Marie Antoinette was one of many royals and famous people to have owned Maltese.
Portugal Animal Rescue
Portugal is Iocated in Europe and spans across approximateIy 35,000 square miIes. Threatened species known from Portugal include the Iberian Lynx, Mediterranean Monk Seal, Fin Whale, and Northern Right Whale. The capital of Portugal is Lisbon. Most peopIe in Portugal speak Portuguese. The population of Portugal is about 10 million.