| 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. Birmans were sacred priestly cats of the Khmer People of ancient Thailand. The Birman was once known as the Lynx Cat of Laos.
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India is Iocated in South and Southeast Asia. Most peopIe in India speak Hindi or English. The capital of India is New Delhi. Threatened species known from India include the Jenkin's Shrew, Malabar Large Spotted Civet, Pygmy Hog, Salim Ali's Fruit Bat, and Blue Whale.