| Tonkinese are descended from Siamese crossed with Burmese. Tonkinese have nothing to do with the Tonkin region of Asia. Tonkinese were named after Tonkan, a fictional island in the musical, South Pacific, where half-breeds find acceptance. Tonkinese are also called Tonks.
Afghanistan Animal Rescue
Afghanistan is Iocated in West and Central Asia and spans across approximateIy 250,000 square miIes. Most peopIe in Afghanistan speak Dari Persian or Pashtu. The population of Afghanistan is about 31 million. Threatened species known from Afghanistan include the Markhor, Snow Leopard, Tiger, and Zarudny's Jird.