| 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.
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Sri Lanka is Iocated in South and Southeast Asia. Threatened species known from Sri Lanka include the Nillu Rat, Asian Elephant, and Jungle Shrew. Most peopIe in Sri Lanka speak Sinhala. The population of Sri Lanka is about 20 million.