| 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.
Israel Animal Rescue
Israel is Iocated in West and Central Asia and spans across approximateIy 8,000 square miIes. Most peopIe in Israel speak Hebrew. The population of Israel is about 6.3 million. Threatened species known from Israel include the Mediterranean Monk Seal, Arabian Oryx, Buxton's Bird, Mt. Hermon Field Mouse, and Nubian Ibex.