Dogs have a special place in our heart. However, some dogs also have a special place in history. Balto is one such dog who made an impact and deserves to be remembered. Medicine was not always as easy to come by as it is now. In , the city of Nome, Alaska was facing an epidemic of diphtheria. Because of the severe winters that Alaska faces, there was no standard way to get the medicine to Nome before it was too late.
Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Most people know the story of Balto, the world famous dog who led his dogsled team through a blizzard to deliver a lifesaving serum to the stricken people of Nome, Alaska, in Balto shot to instant stardom—a company named dog food after him, a famous sculptor erected a statue of him that stands in Central Park to this day, and the dog even starred in his own Hollywood movie. But what happened to Balto after the hoopla died down?
Balto skied with Fridtjof Nansen across Greenland in — He had worked as a lumberjack , as well as in reindeer herding and fishing. Balto participated in the first recorded crossing of the interior of Greenland, together with Nansen and four other expedition members.
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