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A lion evacuated from the war-torn province of Syria’s Aleppo to the Marmara province of Bursa gave birth in Jordan on Aug. 12.
Bertha, believed to be the world’s oldest hippopotamus, has died aged 65, the Manila zoo said on July 10, having beaten the typical lifespan for the mostly herbivorous mammals by decades
An owlet found by villagers in the eastern province of Iğdır’s Aralık district has been taken under protection by officials from the Forestry Ministry. The baby bird, which has no health problems, will be set free in two weeks, officials say
The Ağlı municipality in Kastamonu is taking care of four stork chicks, whose mother has died from an electric shock. The officials feed the storks with meat, bread and water and check on their health every three days
Police officers have fenced off eggs left by caretta carettas in the southern province of Antalya’s famous Konyaaltı Beach, taking them under protection. They also placed a signboard around the fences, warning holidaygoers in the area about the eggs.
A party will be organized on July 5 for the benefit of stray animals at Biber Restaurant in Istanbul’s Ataşehir district.
Citizens should not bring “lost” wild animal cubs to the authorities if they are not injured, as their parents may be nearby, Forestry and Water Affairs Minister Veysel Eroğlu has stated.
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Maryland Zoo officials say a struggling baby giraffe has had a second plasma transfusion and is continuing to receive around-the-clock intensive care.
Flamingo chicks that hatched in the Tuz Lake (Salt Lake) in central Turkey have started walking, creating a visual feast for photographers. Around 10,000 flamingo couples incubate there every year, making Tuz Lake one of their most important breeding grounds
Samir the rhino, one of the most popular members of Darıca Zoo in Kocaeli, has enjoyed a manicure and skin care session before the start of the Bayram holiday. Health and skin care for Samir is very important for the 2.5-ton rhino, which knows English commands as it came from England, according to zoo officials.
The Forestry and Water Affairs Ministry has released millions of bugs into forests in a bid to prevent other harmful insects from damaging trees.
Researchers analyzed DNA from ancient cats as old as 9,000 years from Europe, Africa and Asia, finding evidence of two major dispersals from the Middle East