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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
A dog was saved on Sept. 19 by fire authorities and zoo personnel after two unidentified perpetrators put a belt around its neck, dragged it and threw it from a height of 20 meters in the southeastern province of Gaziantep.
Feeling confident with the help of my guide dog Kara, she and I went to Istanbul’s biggest airport alone to catch our flight to Dublin where we would attend the 16th International Mobility Conference (IMC).
Flamingo chicks that hatched in the Tuz Lake (Salt Lake) in central Turkey have started walking, creating a visual feast for photographers. Around 10,000 flamingo couples incubate there every year, making Tuz Lake one of their most important breeding grounds
Turkey’s only stork festival, organized for the 13th time, ended on July 9 after providing entertainment and education to many visitors and guests.
The Forestry and Water Affairs Ministry has released millions of bugs into forests in a bid to prevent other harmful insects from damaging trees.
Bertha, believed to be the world’s oldest hippopotamus, has died aged 65, the Manila zoo said on July 10, having beaten the typical lifespan for the mostly herbivorous mammals by decades
An owlet found by villagers in the eastern province of Iğdır’s Aralık district has been taken under protection by officials from the Forestry Ministry. The baby bird, which has no health problems, will be set free in two weeks, officials say
The Ağlı municipality in Kastamonu is taking care of four stork chicks, whose mother has died from an electric shock. The officials feed the storks with meat, bread and water and check on their health every three days
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.
A party will be organized on July 5 for the benefit of stray animals at Biber Restaurant in Istanbul’s Ataşehir district.
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.
It’s that moment fans of classical music live for, an international orchestra playing a great masterpiece at full pelt
Maryland Zoo officials say a struggling baby giraffe has had a second plasma transfusion and is continuing to receive around-the-clock intensive care.