| 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.
Madagascar Animal Rescue
Madagascar is Iocated in Sub-Saharan Africa. The population of Madagascar is about 18 million. Most peopIe in Madagascar speak Malagasy or French. Threatened species known from Madagascar include the Golden Bamboo Lemur, Greater Big-footed Mouse, Aquatic Tenrec, Aye-aye, and Fossa. The capital of Madagascar is Antananarivo.