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South Africa revives 'extinct' zebra subspecies

South Africa revives 'extinct' zebra subspecies

In a spectacular valley less than two hours' drive north of Cape Town, a small herd of animals provides the chance to travel back in time over more than a century

Comment(s)2/12/2016

Red deer population rising

Red deer population rising

A rise seen in the population of red deer, which began in a special reproduction station established in 1991, in the Central Anatolian province of Yozgat’s Akdağmadeni district has proven satisfying for local officials

Comment(s)1/28/2016

Sea turtles with tumors fill Florida hospital

Sea turtles with tumors fill Florida hospital

The young patient writhes on the operating table, kicking its flippers. A team of medical attendants turns it over, revealing an underbelly cluttered with tumors, some as big as golf balls

Comment(s)2/7/2016

American hunting duo returns empty-handed after search for wild goats

American hunting duo returns empty-handed after search for wild goats

Two U.S. citizens, who spent some $20,000 for wild goat hunt in Turkey’s Black Sea province of Artvin, returned back to their country empty-handed as they were unsuccessful in a 10-day hunt

Comment(s)1/25/2016

In Photos: Former shepherd yearns for old job, becomes dog-walker in Istanbul

In Photos: Former shepherd yearns for old job, becomes dog-walker in Istanbul

A former shepherd from the eastern province of Malatya, 56-year-old Bayram Kozat, has tried to return to his old ways by becoming a professional dog-walker – after working for 21 years at the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality

Comment(s)2/5/2016

Bitlis’ dogs dressed up against cold

Bitlis’ dogs dressed up against cold

German animal lover Sabina Herriger has donated clothes for the animals at Bitlis Municipality’s dog shelter, as the eastern Turkish town regularly sees temperatures plunge to minus 20 degrees at night

Comment(s)1/21/2016

Slow food: Study says prehistoric people feasted on turtles

Slow food: Study says prehistoric people feasted on turtles

Discoveries in an Israeli cave dating back 200,000 years show that early humans ate turtles alongside plants and large game animals, the Tel Aviv university said on Feb. 2

Comment(s)2/2/2016

Motion-triggered cameras observe wild life

Motion-triggered cameras observe wild life

Motion-triggered cameras in different parts of the southern province of Burdur have been observing wild life in the region for three years

Comment(s)1/20/2016

Marine species around Istanbul islands at risk due to seine nets

Marine species around Istanbul islands at risk due to seine nets

Fishes, corals and several other marine species living under part of the Marmara Sea that surrounds Istanbul’s Princes’ Islands are under severe threat due to the large amount of seine nets abandoned by Turkish fishermen

Comment(s)2/2/2016

Baby ape recovers after ordeal

Baby ape recovers after ordeal

A baby orangutan found abandoned and almost dead has made a swift recovery at an Indonesian rescue center, and has been filmed playing happily with another young ape

Comment(s)1/18/2016

Stray cats make their home in historic Istanbul mosque

Stray cats make their home in historic Istanbul mosque

Mustafa Efe, the young imam at the Aziz Mahmud Hüdayi Mosque, went viral after his tender care for Istanbul’s stray cats made headlines

Comment(s)2/2/2016

Baby seal shelters from snow in Antalya marina

Baby seal shelters from snow in Antalya marina

A baby seal became disoriented due to heavy snowfall and storms on the night of Jan. 17, taking shelter on land in the Kaleiçi Marina in the southern Turkish resort province of Antalya

Comment(s)1/18/2016

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