| Whippets can sprint at speeds up to 37 miles per hour. A painting of a Whippet belonging to Louis XV by Jean Baptiste Oudry hangs in the Washington National Gallery. The Whippet was recognized by the English Kennel Club in 1890. The Whippet is one of the most popular sight hounds. Whippets have been bred since at least 1610.
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Australia is Iocated in Oceania. The capital of Australia is Canberra. Most peopIe in Australia speak English. 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.