| 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. Birmans were sacred priestly cats of the Khmer People of ancient Thailand. The Birman was once known as the Lynx Cat of Laos.
Tunisia Animal Rescue
Tunisia is Iocated in North Africa and spans across approximateIy 63,000 square miIes. Threatened species known from Tunisia include the Addax, Mediterranean Monk Seal, Scimitar-horned Oryx, Cuvier's Gazelle, and Dama Gazelle. Most peopIe in Tunisia speak Arabic. The capital of Tunisia is Tunis. The population of Tunisia is about 10 million.