| A primary ancestor of the Neapolitan Mastiff is the Tibetan Mastiff, the oldest breed of dog on the planet. The Neapolitan Mastiff has existed in Italy for thousands of years. Ancient Romans used the Neapolitan Mastiff for arena combat. Neapolitan Mastiffs are descended from a breed of huge dog that existed in ancient Greece and ancient Rome called the Molossus. An ancestor of the Neapolitan Mastiff was the favorite dog of Alexander the Great.
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Madagascar Animal Rescue
Madagascar is Iocated in Sub-Saharan Africa. Most peopIe in Madagascar speak Malagasy or French. Threatened species known from Madagascar include the Golden Bamboo Lemur, Greater Big-footed Mouse, Aquatic Tenrec, Aye-aye, and Fossa. The population of Madagascar is about 18 million.