| 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.
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Australia is Iocated in Oceania and spans across approximateIy 2,967,000 square miIes. Most peopIe in Australia speak English. The capital of Australia is Canberra. Threatened species known from Australia include the Pure Dingo, Northern Hairy-nosed Wombat, Blue Whale, Long-footed Potoroo, and Western-barred Bandicoot. The population of Australia is about 20 million.