| Papillon is French for butterfly. Papillon dogs get their name because of the butterfly-like shape of their ears. Papillons are depicted in Italian frescoes from the Renaissance. Papillons are a very old European breed that has been around for over 700 years. Many Renaissance paintings depict Papillons. A myth exists that Marie Antoinette carried her Papillon on her way to the guillotine.
China Animal Rescue
China is Iocated in East Asia and spans across approximateIy 3,705,000 square miIes. Threatened species known from China include the Baiji, Gansu Shrew, Javan Rhinoceros, Wild Bactrian Camel, and Asian Elephant. The capital of China is Beijing. The population of China is about 1.3 billion.