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DIPHTHERIA!! Balto was a black, long-haired Siberian Husky that led Gunnar Kassons Dog team in February 1925. Balto led the dog team through a blizzard to reach Nome, Alaska with antitoxin serum for the Diphtheria epidemic that was raging there. A statue to Balto can still be found today in New York Citys Central Park.
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Gunnar Kaasen with Balto.

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DIPHTHERIA!! Balto was a black, long-haired Siberian Husky that led Gunnar Kassons Dog team in February 1925. Balto led the dog team through a blizzard to reach Nome, Alaska with antitoxin serum for the Diphtheria epidemic that was raging there. A statue to Balto can still be found today in New York Citys Central Park.

DIPHTHERIA!! Balto was a black, long-haired Siberian Husky that led Gunnar Kassons Dog team in February 1925. Balto led the dog team through a blizzard to reach Nome, Alaska with antitoxin serum for the Diphtheria epidemic that was raging there.  A statue to Balto can still be found today in New York Citys Central Park.

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Sled Dog Day - February 1925 - Balto dog team relay to save Nome, AK - this unofficial holiday is brought to you by Worldwide Weird Holidays.

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Balto (1919 – March 14, 1933) was a Siberian Husky sled dog who led his team on the final leg of the 1925 serum run to Nome, in which diphtheria antitoxin was transported from Anchorage, Alaska, to Nenana, Alaska, by train and then to Nome by dog sled to combat an outbreak of the disease.[1] The run is commemorated by the annual Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
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10 Animals That Changed the World - Balto – his exploits on this day since commemorated in film – guided a musher and a team of dogs through a harsh blizzard in order to deliver the necessary antitoxins to prevent a deadly outbreak of diptheria.

Balto (1919 – March 14, 1933) was a Siberian Husky sled dog who led his team on the final leg of the 1925 serum run to Nome, in which diphtheria antitoxin was transported from Anchorage, Alaska, to Nenana, Alaska, by train and then to Nome by dog sled to combat an outbreak of the disease.[1] The run is commemorated by the annual Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.

Balto (1919 – March 14, 1933) was a Siberian Husky sled dog who led his team on the final leg of the 1925 serum run to Nome, in which diphtheria antitoxin was transported from Anchorage, Alaska, to Nenana, Alaska, by train and then to Nome by dog sled to combat an outbreak of the disease.[1] The run is commemorated by the annual Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
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Leonhard Seppala, il guidatore più abile dell'Alaska che con il suo cane Togo (leader di Seppala da ben sette anni), il più veloce della zona, fece 91 miglia da solo, anche se ne avrebbe dovuto fare molte di più (150) se non avesse tagliato attraverso la pianura Norton, dove il ghiaccio era particolarmente sottile.
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Leonhard Seppala, il guidatore più abile dell'Alaska che con il suo cane Togo (leader di Seppala da ben sette anni), il più veloce della zona, fece 91 miglia da solo, anche se ne avrebbe dovuto fare molte di più (150) se non avesse tagliato attraverso la pianura Norton, dove il ghiaccio era particolarmente sottile.

Leonhard Seppala, il guidatore più abile dell'Alaska che con il suo cane Togo (leader di Seppala da ben sette anni), il più veloce della zona, fece 91 miglia da solo, anche se ne avrebbe dovuto fare molte di più (150) se non avesse tagliato attraverso la pianura Norton, dove il ghiaccio era particolarmente sottile.
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Togo, a husky, led a sled team from Anchorage to Nome to deliver diphtheria antitoxin to combat an outbreak of the disease. Each year, this race is commemorated by the annual Iditarod dog sled race.

Togo at Leonhard Seppala's feet. Togo, Nome's true hero, ran 260 miles of the diphtheria run with Balto doing the last 55 miles.

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I always wondered what the historical validity was concerning the tattooed woman on Hell On Wheels. Olive Oatman, first tattooed white woman in the U. She received her tattoos after being abducted by Indians.

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American troops treat a wounded dog on Orote Pennisula (W.Eugene Smith - Time & Life Pictures/Getty Image) it always amazes and delights me when humanity cares for animals despite the circumstances

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Gunnar Kaasen, musher of Balto's team, along with nine of the thirteen members of the team.  Balto is second from left in the upper tier of the rack behind Kaasen, and Fox third from left (next to Balto).

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