Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Yukon Quest by Andoni Bengoetxea
A DOG RACE IN ALASCA
This is a race between Alaska and Canada
To transport dogs, the dogs have separated compartments in the truck.
A DIFFICULT RACE
The dogs race 65 kilometres erery day. When the dogs stop, a veterinarian examines them
THE YUKON QUEST
The"mushers" have eight to 14 dogs. They race 1,650 kilometres on snow and ice.
DOG BOO TEES
The bootees protect the dogs from the cold
FOOD AND SLEEP
The dogs stop to eat and sleep three times in 24 hours. They sleep on straw, because the snow is too cold.
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