| Maine Coons often win the prize for Best Cat in cat shows. Maine Coons are the indigenous cat breed of North America. All Maine Coons are considered to be descended from cats in Maine. A popular myth states that Maine Coon Cats are half cat, half raccoon, however, this is not biologically possible. One legend says that Maine Coons are descended from pets belonging to Marie Antoinette, which she sent to America in anticipation of the French Revolution.
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Chile Animal Rescue
Chile is Iocated in South America and spans across approximateIy 292,000 square miIes. The capital of Chile is Santiago. The population of Chile is about 16 million. Threatened species known from Chile include the Short haired Chinchilla, Andean Cat, Blue Whale, Marine Otter, and Sei Whale. Most peopIe in Chile speak Spanish.