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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.
Drawing on a tragic history of war and conflict, a Sarajevo training center sends mine-hunting dogs to troubled spots across the world
Mehmet Bayır has devoted his life to taking care of Van cats for 20 years at the Van Cats Research and Application Center. Thanks in part to his efforts, the center has become an important local tourist destination
A man in the Fethiye district of the Aegean province of Muğla has been fined to 3,731 Turkish liras (roughly $1,060) for illegally selling bats
A new subspecies of lizard has been discovered in the eastern province of Tunceli.
The Forestry and Water Affairs Ministry has launched new efforts to prevent hunters from illegally harming wildlife
A special winter menu has been prepared for animals, especially those from hot climates, at the Gaziantep Zoo. The animals fed with vegetables and fruits with high-level vitamins and minerals are also given energizing foods such as figs, dried grapes and nuts.
A British zoo was celebrating after the birth of a rare Rothschild's giraffe calf, whose number has dwindled to fewer than 1,600 in its native Kenya and Uganda
The job of Turkey’s first professional guide dog, Kara, is to be the eyes and best friend of Nurdeniz Tuncer, the founder and president of Turkey’s Guide Dog Association
Şenol Özbakan, a former ship skipper who lives in a minibus with 12 abandoned golden retriever and Rottweiler dogs that he adopted in the western province of Muğla’s Bodrum district, has been hospitalized
The Istanbul representative of the Animal Rights Federation (HAYTAP) has won a tender held for kittens and puppies recently seized on the border while being smuggled into Turkey from Bulgaria
The Zoology Museum at the Çanakkale 18 Mart University is home to various animal species which were killed, died naturally or seized in operations. Samples in the museums also serve academic
A bustard, the world’s heaviest bird species that can fly, which is rarely seen in Turkey, has been found wounded in the eastern province of Tunceli. The bird had a broken leg and was taken into treatment at the Elazığ Veterinary Faculty.