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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
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.
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.
Around 400 wild horses have been introduced to run freely in nature in the Central Anatolian province of Nevşehir, known globally for its unique landscape of fairy chimneys
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.
A school of dolphins was photographed on June 18 swimming at Istanbul’s Bosphorus Strait, which has recently been offering a feast for local eyes after its waters turned turquoise due to phytoplankton.
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
A bear cub which was found by locals in the eastern province of Bitlis’ Tatvan district and taken under protection at Van Yüzüncu Yıl University’s (YYU) Animal Protection and Rehabilitation Center has been sent to the Karacabey Ovakorusu Bear Shelter and Rehabilitation Center in the northwestern province of Bursa.
The Metropolitan Municipality Zoo in the Central Anatolian province of Eskişehir is home to 120 different species of animals, and a team of three people is preparing special food for them twice a day.
Endangered birds will be tracked with a radar system as part of a new project developed by the Turkish Environment and Urbanization Ministry.
Two amateur fishermen released a 30-kilogram fish into the Mediterranean Sea on June 19 in a bid to protect nature, Doğan News Agency has reported.
A study has revealed that storks can travel thousands of kilometers after a survey done in Turkey’s Samsun tracked a stork that traveled as far as 7,000 kilometers from the Black Sea province to Mozambique, Doğan News Agency has reported.
A garbage collector leads a donkey in the old part of Algiers, known as the ‘Kasbah,’ as they collect trash.
Thousands of cats and dogs are still waiting in poor conditions at pet shops, amid ongoing debate over a new draft law banning pet shop owners from displaying them in stores.