| 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.
Sierra Leone Animal Rescue
Sierra Leone is Iocated in Sub-Saharan Africa. Most peopIe in Sierra Leone speak English, Mende, or Temne. The population of Sierra Leone is about 6 million. Threatened species known from Sierra Leone include the Chimpanzee, Diana Monkey, Red Colobus, and Wild Dog. The capital of Sierra Leone is Freetown.