According to YouTube, Belka lives in Churchill, Manitoba. Her name means “squirrel” in Russian and she’s only 20 days old. From the video page:
“Belka means “Squirrel” in Russian…my husband named her that for the colour of her coat…her mom’s name is Laika, which means “Barker” in Russian and was one of the first animals sent into space by the Russians. Laika is actually a very quiet dog and usually only barks when a Polar Bear is near our yard, as we live in Churchill Manitoba…Polar Bear Capital of the world”
Her human is trying to teach her how to howl. She’s not quite there yet, but it seems like she’s getting close!
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