| 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.
Papua New Guinea Animal Rescue
Papua New Guinea is Iocated in Oceania and spans across approximateIy 178,000 square miIes. Most peopIe in Papua New Guinea speak Tok Pisin or Hiri Motu. Threatened species known from Papua New Guinea include the Bougainville Monkey-faced Flying Fox, Fly River Water Rat, and Lowland Brush Mouse. The capital of Papua New Guinea is Port Moresby. The population of Papua New Guinea is about 5.6 million.