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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
The Forestry and Water Affairs Ministry has issued warnings to businesses active in 21 areas where sea turtles nest in Turkey, asking them to follow rules when laying out sunbeds and umbrellas and to turn off their lights at night during spawning season.
Thousands of people have applied to adopt a cat that was rescued from Syria’s al-Bab by a Turkish soldier during the Euphrates Shield Operation last month.
The pyrenean chamois, which have been taken under protection by the Forestry and Water Affairs Ministry, are being monitored by Nature Protection and National Parks personnel while searching for food on snowy ground in the eastern province of Erzurum’s Tercan district
A Turkish man has been caught while attempting to smuggle a one month-old lion cub from Ukraine to Turkey, Doğan News Agency reported on March 23.
Cats at the Yüzüncü Yıl University (YYU) Van Cat Research and Application Center in the eastern province of Van are being tracked with a chip system to help maintain the famous breed’s pedigree
A puppy, named “Kuyu” (well), that was rescued after being trapped in a well for 10 days has been discharged from a veterinary hospital after it fell sick.
The condition of three animal rights activists, who have gone on hunger strike on Feb. 19 in the northern province of Bartın in order to draw attention to violence against stray animals, has been deteriorating
An endangered Mediterranean horseshoe bat has been found in the Sugediği-3 lava tube inn in the southern province of Hatay’s Hassa district.
A cat rescued from Syria’s al-Bab by a Turkish soldier during the Euphrates Shield operation is now in the border province of Gaziantep and looking for a new home in Turkey.
A puppy, named “Kuyu” (well), that was rescued after being trapped in a well for 10 days has fallen sick, the Istanbul Municipality said March 15, confirming claims on social media over the puppy’s illness, Doğan News Agency has reported.
Fourteen endangered black francolins that were seized two weeks ago in the Kapılı village in the southeastern province of Şırnak’s Silopi district, located near the border with Iraq, have been released after treatment.
An unconscious caretta caretta turtle that came ashore in the Aegean province of Muğla on March 12 has been saved by locals, Doğan News Agency has reported
On Feb 17, International Cat Day, Istanbul’s Kağıthane Municipality opened a ‘Cat Campus’ for the protection of disabled and stray cats. The campus provides two big cat houses with 16 rooms each, as well as food and water facilities.