| 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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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. The population of Sierra Leone is about 6 million. Threatened species known from Sierra Leone include the Chimpanzee, Diana Monkey, Red Colobus, and Wild Dog.