| 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.
Sudan Animal Rescue
Sudan is Iocated in Sub-Saharan Africa. Threatened species known from Sudan include the Addax, African Wild Ass, Burton's Gerbil, Chimpanzee, and Nubian Ibex. The population of Sudan is about 41 million. Most peopIe in Sudan speak Arabic.