TIL in the early 18th century, the St. Bernard dog breed was used by monks living in St.Bernard’s Pass to help rescue people after snowstorms. Their resistance to cold weather and great sense of direction made them helpful for this. They were even able to find people deeply buried under snow.

Read more: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/a-brief-history-of-the-st-bernard-rescue-dog-13787665/

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