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Tales of Tails on screen at Pera

Tales of Tails on screen at Pera

Pera Film’s new program “Tales of Tails: Dogs on Screen” brings together stories of dogs from all around the world as part of the Suna and İnan Kıraç Foundation Istanbul Research Institute’s exhibition “The Four-Legged Municipality: Street Dogs of Istanbul” between Feb. 10 and 28.

Comment(s)2/9/2017

Göksu Delta to be observed with cameras

Göksu Delta to be observed with cameras

The Göksu Delta, which has been taken under protection as part of the Ramsar Convention, will be observed with cameras in order to prevent illegal hunting and forest fires.

Comment(s)1/23/2017

Aegean camels wrestle for charity

Aegean camels wrestle for charity

Camel wrestling, a Yörük tradition that has remained unchanged for centuries, takes place in Aegean regions every year and raises money for charity purposes

Comment(s)2/8/2017

Frozen cat rescued in Turkey's Isparta

Frozen cat rescued in Turkey's Isparta

A stray cat, which was found with its chin and tail frozen to the ground in the southern province of Isparta, has been rescued by a local and taken under treatment at the Mehmet Akif Ersoy University Veterinary Faculty.

Comment(s)1/19/2017

Mediterranean seal in İzmir's Karaburun

Mediterranean seal in İzmir's Karaburun

A Mediterranean monk seal that came to the coast of Karaburun in İzmir drew great interest among locals. Security measures were taken to protect the seal, which rested in a boat until late on Jan 5 before leaving.

Comment(s)2/6/2017

Visitors enjoying Turkey’s ‘genbank’

Visitors enjoying Turkey’s ‘genbank’

Istanbul’s Faruk Yalçın Zoo is home to a number of endangered animal and plant species, most of which are absent from other Turkish zoos. The zoo will also acquire new animals this year as partners for its single animals

Comment(s)1/18/2017

Santa Claus sanctuary home to birds

Santa Claus sanctuary home to birds

Demre, a significant destination for faith tourism, is also an alternative place for birdwatchers with its Noel Baba Bird Sanctuary, which is home to 149 species of birds

Comment(s)2/6/2017

Volunteers set up village for stray cats in Turkey’s Antalya

Volunteers set up village for stray cats in Turkey’s Antalya

A group of volunteers from an animal sanctuary association in the Mediterranean province of Antalya have set up a village for stray cats

Comment(s)1/17/2017

Cats on Istanbul's Heybeliada island enjoy winter tranquillity

Cats on Istanbul's Heybeliada island enjoy winter tranquillity

Heybeliada, Istanbul’s second biggest island after Büyükada, is home to many cats as not many people come to the island in winter. The cats allow particularly nice shots for photography aficionados visiting the island.

Comment(s)2/1/2017

Deer numbers increase eightfold in Uludağ University project

Deer numbers increase eightfold in Uludağ University project

As part of a project carried out at the Uludağ University campus in the northwestern Turkish province of Bursa, the number of deer increased more than eightfold in 13 years

Comment(s)1/16/2017

VIDEO: Man covers stray dog with coat amid cold weather in Turkey’s Giresun

VIDEO: Man covers stray dog with coat amid cold weather in Turkey’s Giresun

A man in the Black Sea province of Giresun recently used his jacket to cover a stray dog that was cold and hungry amid recent snowfall, a city surveillance camera footage has showed

Comment(s)1/31/2017

Prized pigeons fetch high prices at famed Turkish auction

Prized pigeons fetch high prices at famed Turkish auction

In a country where the minimum wage is about 1,400 Liras ($367) a month, enthusiasts regularly easily spend hundreds of dollars for one bird

Comment(s)1/15/2017

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