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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
A two-month-old fawn, which has been found by locals in the western province of Afyonkarahisar after she lost her mother because it was blind, has undergone cataract surgery in the Afyon Kocatepe University (AKU) Veterinary Faculty Health Application and Research Center.
A dog was saved on Sept. 19 by fire authorities and zoo personnel after two unidentified perpetrators put a belt around its neck, dragged it and threw it from a height of 20 meters in the southeastern province of Gaziantep.
Several animals living in shelters run by municipalities across Turkey have died during the 10-day-long public holiday, private broadcaster NTV reported on Sept. 4.
Göller Yöresi is one of the most important habitats for storks during their migration period in Turkey, which is home to two species of storks, white and black storks
Janus, named after the two-headed Roman god, was born on September 3, 1997 at Geneva's Natural History Museum from an egg that had been placed in an incubator.
Police have detained a man in the western province of İzmir after video footage emerged of him kicking a dog sitting on the pavement.
One of the world’s largest zoos, Gaziantep Zoo in southeastern Turkey, has become the scene of sweet competition with the recent arrival of a new lion cub.
A dog saved a 10-year-old boy from a kidnapper by barking loudly in the Aegean province of İzmir on Sept. 11, local newspaper daily Yeni Asır has reported.
A stray dog was injured after one or more unidentified suspects intentionally opened fire on it in the Mediterranean province of Antalya on Aug. 29.
Rescue crews saved a trapped kitten from a squat-toilet hole in the Marmara province of Kırklareli on Sept. 7.
Ancient whales had extremely sharp predator teeth similar to lions, Australian scientists said on Aug. 30 in a discovery they believe debunks theories the mammals used their teeth to filter feed like today’s gentle giants.
Şanlıurfa’s Birecik district is the only habitat in Turkey for bald ibises, which are at risk of extinction. Now officials are looking for new habitats for them in the region in order to reserve some of them in case of an epidemic disease
Gaziantep Mayor Fatma Şahin has visited a lion cub that has been taken under protection after being found abandoned in a car on Aug. 23 in the Cizre district of the southeastern province of Şırnak, naming the lion “Cesur” (Brave).