| The Birman is known as the Sacred Cat of Burma. The Vanderbilts are believed to have been given two Birmans by a Burmese temple servant, which were then bred to produce Birman Cats in the West. Cats similar to the Birman are described in ancient Thai writings.
Angola Animal Rescue
Angola is Iocated in Sub-Saharan Africa. Threatened species known from Angola include the Black Rhinoceros, Vernay's Climbing Mouse, Chimpanzee, Fin Whale, and Giant African Water Shrew. The population of Angola is about 12 million.