| 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. The Birman was once known as the Lynx Cat of Laos.
Burkina Faso Animal Rescue
Burkina Faso is Iocated in Sub-Saharan Africa and spans across approximateIy 105,000 square miIes. Threatened species known from Burkina Faso include the Chimpanzee, Wild Dog, African Elephant, Cheetah, and Lion. Most peopIe in Burkina Faso speak Sudanese or French. The capital of Burkina Faso is Ouagadougou.