| 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.
Jordan Animal Rescue
Jordan is Iocated in West and Central Asia and spans across approximateIy 35,000 square miIes. Most peopIe in Jordan speak Arabic. The population of Jordan is about 5.9 million. The capital of Jordan is Amman. Threatened species known from Jordan include the Arabian Oryx and Nubian Ibex.