| The Bengal is descended from the wild Asian Leopard Cat crossed with domesticated cats. The Bengal has stripes called mascara starting at the corners of its eyes. The coat of a Bengal has a unique, shiny, dusted appearance referred to as glitter. Interest in hybridizing domestic cats with wild cats to produce breeds such as the Bengal was first piqued due to widespread problems with feline leukemia to which wild cats seemed to be immune. Bengal Cats are unrelated to Bengal Tigers.
Syria Animal Rescue
Syria is Iocated in West and Central Asia and spans across approximateIy 71,000 square miIes. Threatened species known from Syria include the Mediterranean Monk Seal, Arabian Oryx, Golden Hamster, and Nybian Ibex. The capital of Syria is Damascus. The population of Syria is about 18 million. Most peopIe in Syria speak Arabic.