| All Munchkins suffer from a genetic malformation, achondroplasia, which causes their abnormally short legs. Munchkins are a controversial breed since they are intentionally bred to have a genetic malformation which can lead to health problems. Munchkins come from a pregnant, short-legged cat found under a trailer in Louisiana in the early eighties.
Costa Rica Animal Rescue
Costa Rica is Iocated in Mesoamerica. The population of Costa Rica is about 4 million. Most peopIe in Costa Rica speak Spanish. Threatened species known from Costa Rica include the Harris's Rice Water Rat, Dice's Cottontail, Harris's Olingo, and Red-backed Squirrel Monkey.