| Australian Cattle Dogs were bred by 19th century Australian pioneers to herd cattle on large ranches. Most Australian Cattle Dogs have a star-shaped marking on their foreheads called the Bentley Mark, after dog owner Thomas Bentley, whose purebred dog supposedly passed this mark on to all genuine Australian Cattle Dogs. Australian Cattle Dogs are excellent at catching frisbees. The Australian Cattle Dog nips at a cow's heels to keep it in line with the herd, and may apply this technique to its humans from time to time as well. Australian Cattle Dogs are descended from several different breeds, including Dalmatians and Smithfield Collies, which are now thought to be extinct.
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Namibia Animal Rescue
Namibia is Iocated in Sub-Saharan Africa. Most peopIe in Namibia speak Afrikaans or German. The population of Namibia is about 2 million. Threatened species known from Namibia include the Black Rhinoceros, Blue Whale, Fin Whale, Mountain Zebra, and Wild Dog.