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Cutest guests of the region of lakes

Cutest guests of the region of lakes

Göller Yöresi is one of the most important habitats for storks during their migration period in Turkey, which is home to two species of storks, white and black storks

Comment(s)9/20/2017

Two-headed tortoise celebrates 20 years

Two-headed tortoise celebrates 20 years

Janus, named after the two-headed Roman god, was born on September 3, 1997 at Geneva's Natural History Museum from an egg that had been placed in an incubator.

Comment(s)9/3/2017

Man detained after footage emerges of him kicking dog in western Turkey

Man detained after footage emerges of him kicking dog in western Turkey

Police have detained a man in the western province of İzmir after video footage emerged of him kicking a dog sitting on the pavement.

Comment(s)9/18/2017

Lion Cesur versus chimpanzee Can in Gaziantep

Lion Cesur versus chimpanzee Can in Gaziantep

One of the world’s largest zoos, Gaziantep Zoo in southeastern Turkey, has become the scene of sweet competition with the recent arrival of a new lion cub.

Comment(s)9/1/2017

Dog sounds alarm against child kidnapper in western Turkey

Dog sounds alarm against child kidnapper in western Turkey

A dog saved a 10-year-old boy from a kidnapper by barking loudly in the Aegean province of İzmir on Sept. 11, local newspaper daily Yeni Asır has reported.

Comment(s)9/12/2017

Unidentified assailants shoot, injure stray dog in Turkey’s Antalya

Unidentified assailants shoot, injure stray dog in Turkey’s Antalya

A stray dog was injured after one or more unidentified suspects intentionally opened fire on it in the Mediterranean province of Antalya on Aug. 29.

Comment(s)8/31/2017

Kitten rescued from toilet hole in northwestern Turkey

Kitten rescued from toilet hole in northwestern Turkey

Rescue crews saved a trapped kitten from a squat-toilet hole in the Marmara province of Kırklareli on Sept. 7.

Comment(s)9/7/2017

Ancient whales were predators not gentle giants

Ancient whales were predators not gentle giants

Ancient whales had extremely sharp predator teeth similar to lions, Australian scientists said on Aug. 30 in a discovery they believe debunks theories the mammals used their teeth to filter feed like today’s gentle giants.

Comment(s)8/30/2017

Bald ibises to have new homes

Bald ibises to have new homes

Şanlıurfa’s Birecik district is the only habitat in Turkey for bald ibises, which are at risk of extinction. Now officials are looking for new habitats for them in the region in order to reserve some of them in case of an epidemic disease

Comment(s)9/7/2017

Gaziantep mayor visits saved lion cub, names him ‘Brave’

Gaziantep mayor visits saved lion cub, names him ‘Brave’

Gaziantep Mayor Fatma Şahin has visited a lion cub that has been taken under protection after being found abandoned in a car on Aug. 23 in the Cizre district of the southeastern province of Şırnak, naming the lion “Cesur” (Brave).

Comment(s)8/28/2017

Animals in shelters run by municipalities die during 10-day-long public holiday

Animals in shelters run by municipalities die during 10-day-long public holiday

Several animals living in shelters run by municipalities across Turkey have died during the 10-day-long public holiday, private broadcaster NTV reported on Sept. 4.

Comment(s)9/5/2017

Two-month-old lion cub found inside car in Turkey’s southeast

Two-month-old lion cub found inside car in Turkey’s southeast

A two-month-old lion cub was found in a car by police on Aug. 23, in the Cizre district of the southeastern province of Şırnak, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.

Comment(s)8/24/2017

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