| 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.
Iraq Animal Rescue
Iraq is Iocated in West and Central Asia. The population of Iraq is about 26 million. Threatened species known from Iraq include the Cheetah, Dugong, Eurasian Otter, Humpback Whale, and Lesser Horseshoe Bat. Most peopIe in Iraq speak Arabic or Kurdish. The capital of Iraq is Baghdad.