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Excavations in the ancient city of Letoon in the western province of Muğla’s Seydikemer district have unearthed a nearly 2,600 year-old Egyptian seal used in the ancient Egyptian dynasty. The seal is said to have importance as it shows commercial relations between the ancient Egyptian and the ancient Lycian civilizations.
Many martens have been seen on the streets of Istanbul after a recent hedgehog boom, daily Habertürk reported on Aug. 16.
A driver who killed a stray dog in a hit-and-run in the Mediterranean province of Antalya on July 17 was released after his detention by the Antalya police
A rehab center for stray animals in Istanbul’s Beylikdüzü district has started playing classical music in a bid to reduce the stress of cats and dogs.
The latest habitants to join the Antalya Aquarium, three cute seals brought from Cuba, have drawn tourists’ attention in the southern province of Antalya
A fish caught by three fishermen a few days ago in the Kızılırmak River, running through the city center of the Central Anatolian province of Sivas, and said to be a piranha has been revealed to be a pacu, officials have said.
The governor of the southern province of Antalya has issued a call for protection of four endangered species of the Mediterranean Sea, including sea turtles, dusky groupers, seahorses and tower shells
A cat at Yüzüncü Yıl University’s (YYU) Van Cat Research and Application Center has given birth to three kittens through caesarian section
Fishermen rescued a caretta caretta turtle that was tied to a buoy with a fish line in a Turkish resort in Bodrum on July 30
A man who deliberately ran over stray dogs killing one in the Mediterranean province of Antalya has been issued an administrative fine of 1,097 Turkish Liras, while his driver’s license was suspended.
A search-and-rescue dog named Şans (Luck), which has been a member of the İzmir Municipality Fire Department for 11 years, taking part in many missions including after the Van earthquake and the Soma mine disaster, has died.
Thirteen animals that had been trapped in harsh conditions in a zoo in the war-torn Syrian city of Aleppo were evacuated on Aug. 11 to a wildlife reserve in Jordan
A man living in the southeastern province of Mardin’s Derik district has been making walkers and prosthetic limbs with his own means from various materials to help disabled animals walk again.