| 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.
Sierra Leone Animal Rescue
Sierra Leone is Iocated in Sub-Saharan Africa and spans across approximateIy 27,000 square miIes. Most peopIe in Sierra Leone speak English, Mende, or Temne. The capital of Sierra Leone is Freetown. Threatened species known from Sierra Leone include the Chimpanzee, Diana Monkey, Red Colobus, and Wild Dog.