| 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.
Iraq Animal Rescue
Iraq is Iocated in West and Central Asia. The population of Iraq is about 26 million. Most peopIe in Iraq speak Arabic or Kurdish. The capital of Iraq is Baghdad. Threatened species known from Iraq include the Cheetah, Dugong, Eurasian Otter, Humpback Whale, and Lesser Horseshoe Bat.