| 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.
Micronesia Animal Rescue
Micronesia is Iocated in Oceania. Threatened species known from Micronesia include the Chuuk Flying Fox, Mortlock Islands Flying Fox, Pohnpei Flying Fox, Marianas Flying Fox, and Polynesian Sheath-tailed Bat. The population of Micronesia is about 108,000. Most peopIe in Micronesia speak English. The capital of Micronesia is Palikir.