| 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.
French Guyana Animal Rescue
French Guyana is Iocated in South America. Threatened species known from French Guyana include the Small-footed Water Rat, Giant Armadillo, Giant Otter, and Oyapock's Fish-eating Rat.