| 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. The Birman was once known as the Lynx Cat of Laos.
Iran Animal Rescue
Iran is Iocated in West and Central Asia and spans across approximateIy 636,000 square miIes. Most peopIe in Iran speak Persian or Turkic. Threatened species known from Iran include the Iranian Jerboa, Persian Mole, Baluchistan Vole, and Iranian Shrew.