| Bluetick Coonhounds are good at treeing animals, especially raccoons. Bluetick Coonhounds are often mistakenly thought to be aggressive with strangers because they may howl in greeting and then sniff a person for a prolonged period of time. Smokey, a Bluetick Coonhound, is the mascot for the University of Tennessee. The Bluetick Coonhound is the state dog of Tennessee. Bluetick Coonhounds are mentioned in the book, Where the Red Fern Grows.
Bluetick Coonhound Rescue
Niger Animal Rescue
Niger is Iocated in Sub-Saharan Africa. The capital of Niger is Niamey. Threatened species known from Niger include the Addax, Dama Gazelle, Slender-horned Gazelle, and Wild Dog. Most peopIe in Niger speak French, Hausa, or Djerma. The population of Niger is about 12 million.