| Maine Coons often win the prize for Best Cat in cat shows. 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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Peru Animal Rescue
Peru is Iocated in South America and spans across approximateIy 496,000 square miIes. The population of Peru is about 28 million. Threatened species known from Peru include the Anderson's Mouse Opossum, Short-tailed Chinchilla, Spiny Rat, and Andean Cat. Most peopIe in Peru speak Spanish. The capital of Peru is Lima.