| 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.
Maine Coon Rescue
Madagascar Animal Rescue
Madagascar is Iocated in Sub-Saharan Africa. Most peopIe in Madagascar speak Malagasy or French. The capital of Madagascar is Antananarivo. Threatened species known from Madagascar include the Golden Bamboo Lemur, Greater Big-footed Mouse, Aquatic Tenrec, Aye-aye, and Fossa. The population of Madagascar is about 18 million.