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Camel culture to live on in book

Camel culture to live on in book

Anatolia’s camel culture dates back to the 300s B.C., but has died out with modern times. The Antalya Provincial Culture and Tourism Directorate is now producing a book to document this heritage

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Baby red squirrel released back into nature after treatment

Baby red squirrel released back into nature after treatment

A baby red squirrel, which was found and delivered to officials by children four days ago in the northeastern province of Kars, was released back into nature after receiving treatment on May 12, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported

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Pelican released into lake

Pelican released into lake

A pelican whose treatment was recently finished at a rehabilitation center in the southeastern province of Şanlıurfa has been taken to a lake 500 kilometers away and released to its habitat

Comment(s)5/23/2017

Abandoned wolf pups found in forested area in Turkey’s Diyarbakır

Abandoned wolf pups found in forested area in Turkey’s Diyarbakır

A total of six wolf pups were found in a forested area in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır on May 8, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported

Comment(s)5/8/2017

Selling of cats, dogs at pet shops to be banned across Turkey: Ministry

Selling of cats, dogs at pet shops to be banned across Turkey: Ministry

The selling of cats and dogs from pet shops will be banned across Turkey, according to a new regulation from the Forestry and Waters Affairs Ministry

Comment(s)5/23/2017

Caretta carettas start spawning on Turkey’s İztuzu beach

Caretta carettas start spawning on Turkey’s İztuzu beach

The first caretta caretta nests have been detected on Muğla’s İztuzu beach. The nests on the beach are taken under protection with cages until the end of September when the hatching process ends

Comment(s)5/8/2017

Wounded caretta caretta recovers after second surgery in Turkey’s Istanbul

Wounded caretta caretta recovers after second surgery in Turkey’s Istanbul

A caretta caretta found heavily wounded in the Marmara province of Çanakkale last year has recovered after undergoing a second surgery and is waiting to be set free to the sea again, Doğan News Agency reported on May 17

Comment(s)5/18/2017

Trabzon the site of epic Man vs Bear battle

Trabzon the site of epic Man vs Bear battle

İbrahim Sedef has tried steel and he’s tried concrete, all to no avail. Now, the beekeeper in Trabzon’s Sürmene district – who doubles as the local deputy mayor – is trying to think of what to try next to halt his most implacable foe: a bear that keeps getting all his honey

Comment(s)5/2/2017

Horse struggles to live in Istanbul

Horse struggles to live in Istanbul

A pack horse which was injured a few days ago in a traffic accident in Istanbul’s Ümraniye neighborhood is continuing its struggle to survive as it receives treatment at Istanbul University’s Veterinary Faculty.

Comment(s)5/17/2017

Turkish Tourism Ministry issues diplomatic accreditation for guide dog of British ambassador’s wife

Turkish Tourism Ministry issues diplomatic accreditation for guide dog of British ambassador’s wife

The Culture and Tourism Ministry has issued diplomatic accreditation for the guide dog of Maggie Moore, the visually impaired wife of British Ambassador to Ankara Richard Moore.

Comment(s)4/24/2017

Swift found on land in central Turkish province

Swift found on land in central Turkish province

Locals in the Turkish province of Sivas have found a rare and unique swift, arousing curiosity in the Central Anatolian province where the swift is seen as a mystical creature

Comment(s)5/15/2017

Mosul zoo lion and bear flown out of Iraq

Mosul zoo lion and bear flown out of Iraq

A group of veterinarians from the Four Paws International charity took the last two residents of a Mosul zoo out of the war-battered Iraqi city

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