Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Seven vultures were found poisoned by activists in one week in the Tuzluca district of the eastern province of Iğdır. Five of the wild birds died.
A dead baby dolphin has been found spearfished, cut and burned, in the western Turkish province of Bodrum.
Measures are being taken at zoos around Turkey to help them spend a comfortable winter despite the fall in temperatures, but some animals have insisted on following instinct rather than waiting for humans
Thandi the rhinoceros was left for dead by poachers nearly three years ago, meant to be among the 600 rhino killed in South Africa in 2012
Sandra the orangutan took her newfound fame in stride Dec. 22 after an Argentine court upheld her right to be freed from a zoo, munching a melon and putting the rind on her head for the cameras.
Environmental activist group Sea Shepherd said it has been chasing a 'poaching' ship for three weeks amid heavy ice flows in an attempt to stop the crew from illegal fishing in the Southern Ocean
An injured pup was protected by her loyal canine companion as cars drove past
A shelter in the southwestern province of Muğla’s Marmaris district, where a number of dogs have recently died because of an epidemic illness, has been disinfected by a British women living in the region.
Birdwatchers wanting to photograph the glaucous gull have been flocking to the Black Sea province of Rize, as the species has not been seen in Turkey for 140 years.
Five new coal plants are in or pending construction around Karabiga along the Marmara coast
The famous cats of the eastern province of Van appear set to escape extinction thanks to the efforts of the Van Cat Research and Application Center, which was formed under the auspices of Van Yüzüncü Yıl University in the 1990s.
The trial stirred outcry after its judge called the dog who was the victim of rape a 'mongrel'
An oil spill from a crashed tanker in Bangladesh is threatening endangered dolphins in the vast Sundarbans delta, officials warned Dec. 11, calling it an ecological "catastrophe".
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