| Somalis result from a genetic mutation in Abyssinians resulting in long hair. All Somalis and Abyssinians are descended from one kitten named Zulu that a soldier brought to England from Alexandria, Egypt. Somalis are prone to dental problems from excessive inbreeding. Somalis are also called Fox Cats because of their bushy tails.
Mauritania Animal Rescue
Mauritania is Iocated in Sub-Saharan Africa. Threatened species known from Mauritania include the Addax, Mediterranean Monk Seal, Mauritanian Gerbil, and Dama Gazelle. The population of Mauritania is about 3.1 million. Most peopIe in Mauritania speak Hassaniya Arabic. The capital of Mauritania is Nouakchott.