Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
For the first time in Turkey, sloths, one of the world’s slowest mammals, which are usually found in the tree tops of tropical forests, can now be seen in specially designed shelters at Istanbul’s Darıca Faruk Yalçın Zoo.
Flamingos, which generally take shelter in Lake Tuz and İzmir’s Çamaltı salt marsh in Turkey, have been coming to the popular Turkish tourism resort town of Ayvalık in the western province of Muğla since the beginning of spring.
The lesser white-fronted goose (Anser Erythropus), which was seen for the last time in Turkey in 1997, has been photographed in the Kızılırmak delta, located within the borders of the Bafra, 19 Mayıs and Alaçam districts in the northern province of Samsun
'Many people told me: ‘It’s just a chicken, what are you going to do with it? It’s only worth 20 Turkish Liras; why don’t you eat it?'
Famous faces appear in a new anti-fur campaign film produced by an animal rights organization and the Production Team of Turkey
Scientists announced the discovery in southeastern Morocco of beautifully preserved fossils of a huge arthropod - the group that includes crabs, scorpions, insects, spiders, centipedes and more - that lived 480 million years ago.
Sixteen sea turtles have so far been released back into their natural habitat after being treated at Turkey’s first ever sea turtle medical center, in the Mezitli district of the southern province of Mersin
A team of Australian and New Zealand researchers has tracked scores of blue whales off Antarctica, eavesdropping as the world's largest animals began their rumbling song, which can be detected 750 kilometres (465 miles) away
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.
Close to 700 koalas have been killed off by authorities in southeastern Australia because overpopulation led to the animals starving, an official said on March 4, sparking claims of mismanagement
A dead baby dolphin has been found spearfished, cut and burned, in the western Turkish province of Bodrum.
China’s population of wild giant pandas jumped nearly 17 percent over a decade, state media reported, citing an official survey, with conservation measures credited as being behind the increase
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
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