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Bosnian ‘minehunter’ dogs saving lives across the world

Bosnian ‘minehunter’ dogs saving lives across the world

Drawing on a tragic history of war and conflict, a Sarajevo training center sends mine-hunting dogs to troubled spots across the world

Comment(s)12/31/2016

A life dedicated to Van cats

A life dedicated to Van cats

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

Comment(s)12/15/2016

Man fined for illegally selling bats in Turkey's Muğla

Man fined for illegally selling bats in Turkey's Muğla

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

Comment(s)12/26/2016

New reptile subspecies discovered in Tunceli

New reptile subspecies discovered in Tunceli

A new subspecies of lizard has been discovered in the eastern province of Tunceli.

Comment(s)12/14/2016

Officials crack down on illegal hunters

Officials crack down on illegal hunters

The Forestry and Water Affairs Ministry has launched new efforts to prevent hunters from illegally harming wildlife

Comment(s)12/26/2016

Gaziantep Zoo prepares special winter menu for animals

Gaziantep Zoo prepares special winter menu for animals

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.

Comment(s)12/13/2016

Calf of rare giraffe species born in UK zoo

Calf of rare giraffe species born in UK zoo

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

Comment(s)12/29/2016

Turkey’s first professional guide dog hits the streets

Turkey’s first professional guide dog hits the streets

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

Comment(s)12/6/2016

Head of ‘Golden Gang’ hospitalized in Turkey's Bodrum

Head of ‘Golden Gang’ hospitalized in Turkey's Bodrum

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

Comment(s)12/26/2016

HAYTAP wins tender for kittens, puppies smuggled into Turkey

HAYTAP wins tender for kittens, puppies smuggled into Turkey

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

Comment(s)11/25/2016

Zoology Museum displays animals, serve academics

Zoology Museum displays animals, serve academics

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

Comment(s)12/23/2016

Wounded bustard found in Tunceli

Wounded bustard found in Tunceli

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.

Comment(s)11/22/2016

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