| 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.
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. Most peopIe in Syria speak Arabic.