| 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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Uruguay Animal Rescue
Uruguay is Iocated in South America and spans across approximateIy 68,000 square miIes. The population of Uruguay is about 3.4 million. The capital of Uruguay is Montevideo. Threatened species known from Uruguay include the Blue Whale, Giant Armadillo, Giant Otter, and Sei Whale. Most peopIe in Uruguay speak Spanish.