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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
The Forestry and Water Affairs Ministry has issued warnings to businesses active in 21 areas where sea turtles nest in Turkey, asking them to follow rules when laying out sunbeds and umbrellas and to turn off their lights at night during spawning season.
A male and a female lion that have been kept apart in different fields in Istanbul’s Darıca Faruk Yalçın Zoo for over two years were brought together for Valentine’s Day on Feb. 14.
A Mediterranean monk seal that came to the coast of Karaburun in İzmir drew great interest among locals. Security measures were taken to protect the seal, which rested in a boat until late on Jan 5 before leaving.
A puppy that fell into a well 10 days ago was rescued in an operation early on Feb. 15, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported
Demre, a significant destination for faith tourism, is also an alternative place for birdwatchers with its Noel Baba Bird Sanctuary, which is home to 149 species of birds
Rescue efforts are continuing for a puppy that fell into a deep well around nine ago, Doğan News Agency has reported.
Heybeliada, Istanbul’s second biggest island after Büyükada, is home to many cats as not many people come to the island in winter. The cats allow particularly nice shots for photography aficionados visiting the island.
Before I start my blog entry, I would like to thank the British Ambassador to Turkey’s wife, Maggie Moore, for all the support and being a pioneer on the project.
A man in the Black Sea province of Giresun recently used his jacket to cover a stray dog that was cold and hungry amid recent snowfall, a city surveillance camera footage has showed
Pera Film’s new program “Tales of Tails: Dogs on Screen” brings together stories of dogs from all around the world as part of the Suna and İnan Kıraç Foundation Istanbul Research Institute’s exhibition “The Four-Legged Municipality: Street Dogs of Istanbul” between Feb. 10 and 28.
The Göksu Delta, which has been taken under protection as part of the Ramsar Convention, will be observed with cameras in order to prevent illegal hunting and forest fires.
Camel wrestling, a Yörük tradition that has remained unchanged for centuries, takes place in Aegean regions every year and raises money for charity purposes
A stray cat, which was found with its chin and tail frozen to the ground in the southern province of Isparta, has been rescued by a local and taken under treatment at the Mehmet Akif Ersoy University Veterinary Faculty.