| 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.
Suriname Animal Rescue
Suriname is Iocated in South America and spans across approximateIy 63,000 square miIes. Most peopIe in Suriname speak Dutch or Surinamese. The capital of Suriname is Paramaribo. Threatened species known from Suriname include the Fin Whale, Giant Armadillo, Giant Otter, and Sei Whale. The population of Suriname is about 439,000.