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Dead baby dolphin found spearfished, burnt, cut in Turkey’s Bodrum province

Dead baby dolphin found spearfished, burnt, cut in Turkey’s Bodrum province

A dead baby dolphin has been found spearfished, cut and burned, in the western Turkish province of Bodrum.

Comment(s) 1/26/2015

Bear at Turkish zoo digs den to hibernate

Bear at Turkish zoo digs den to hibernate

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

Comment(s) 12/30/2014

Poaching victim rhino gives birth

Poaching victim rhino gives birth

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

Comment(s) 1/15/2015

Captive orangutan has human right to freedom, Argentine court rules

Captive orangutan has human right to freedom, Argentine court rules

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.

Comment(s) 12/23/2014

Sea Shepherd in epic chase of Antarctic 'poaching' ship

Sea Shepherd in epic chase of Antarctic 'poaching' ship

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

Comment(s) 1/9/2015

Dog waits beside injured puppy hit by car until she is taken to the vet

Dog waits beside injured puppy hit by car until she is taken to the vet

An injured pup was protected by her loyal canine companion as cars drove past

Comment(s) 12/22/2014

British women clean animal shelter in Marmaris

British women clean animal shelter in Marmaris

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.

Comment(s) 1/8/2015

Birdwatchers flock to Rize to photograph glaucous gull, not seen in Turkey for 140 years

Birdwatchers flock to Rize to photograph glaucous gull, not seen in Turkey for 140 years

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.

Comment(s) 12/17/2014

Experts call for protection of plant-stricken Marmara coast to preserve seals

Experts call for protection of plant-stricken Marmara coast to preserve seals

Five new coal plants are in or pending construction around Karabiga along the Marmara coast

Comment(s) 1/5/2015

Van cats poised to escape extinction at university

Van cats poised to escape extinction at university

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.

Comment(s) 12/16/2014

Dog rape suspect controversially freed by animal-abasing judge

Dog rape suspect controversially freed by animal-abasing judge

The trial stirred outcry after its judge called the dog who was the victim of rape a 'mongrel'

Comment(s) 12/30/2014

'Catastrophic' Bangladesh oil spill threatens rare dolphins

'Catastrophic' Bangladesh oil spill threatens rare dolphins

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".

Comment(s) 12/11/2014

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