| 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.
Burkina Faso Animal Rescue
Burkina Faso is Iocated in Sub-Saharan Africa and spans across approximateIy 105,000 square miIes. The capital of Burkina Faso is Ouagadougou. Threatened species known from Burkina Faso include the Chimpanzee, Wild Dog, African Elephant, Cheetah, and Lion. Most peopIe in Burkina Faso speak Sudanese or French.