| British Shorthairs are descended from Roman cats crossed with native English wild cats. Modern British Shorthairs also contain some Persian strains, which have resulted in thicker coats. British Shorthairs became popular in Australia in the late sixties and seventies. British Shorthairs first competed in a cat show in 1871.
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South Africa is Iocated in Sub-Saharan Africa and spans across approximateIy 471,000 square miIes. The capital of South Africa is Pretoria. Threatened species known from South Africa include the Black Rhinoceros, Juliana's Golden Mole, Riverine Rabbit, Blue Whale, and Mountain Zebra. The population of South Africa is about 44 million. Most peopIe in South Africa speak IsiZulu, IsiXhosa, or Afrikaans.