| 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. Birmans were sacred priestly cats of the Khmer People of ancient Thailand.
Papua New Guinea Animal Rescue
Papua New Guinea is Iocated in Oceania. Threatened species known from Papua New Guinea include the Bougainville Monkey-faced Flying Fox, Fly River Water Rat, and Lowland Brush Mouse. Most peopIe in Papua New Guinea speak Tok Pisin or Hiri Motu. The population of Papua New Guinea is about 5.6 million.