Saturday , August 20 2022

Cactus, the dog that participated in the Marató dels Sables (PHOTOS)


The 34th edition of the Marathon des Sables currently takes place in southern Morocco. And the participants were surprised to discover that they have an exceptional competitor this year.

This is a street dog that participates from Monday to the Marathon and has already traveled a hundred kilometers to delight the corridors and organizers. Called Cactus for the participants, this dog, accustomed to the conditions of the desert, inflamed the web, which pushed the organizers to grant a medal. In fact, he has managed to complete two stages and he has rated 52º. The runners, who believed that the dog was satisfied, surprised them by accompanying them during the following stages.

According to the New York Times, Cactus has helped many participants to continue the adventure, claiming that it is now a celebrity. The staff adds the same source, gave it their own crawler and now represents Morocco. At the end of each stage, Cactus rests on bivouacs, eats and drinks, before resuming the race.

N. M.

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