| "Affe" means monkey in German - affenpinschers sometimes have a monkey-like expression on their face. Affenpinschers were originally ratters, removing rodents from kitchens and similar undesired places. The affenpinscher originated in Germany during the seventeenth century.
Ecuador Animal Rescue
Ecuador is Iocated in South America and spans across approximateIy 109,000 square miIes. Threatened species known from Ecuador include the Galapagos Rice Rat, Spiny Rat, Blue Whale, Colombian Weasel, and Fin Whale. The population of Ecuador is about 13 million. Most peopIe in Ecuador speak Spanish.