| The Turkish Van is well adapted to temperature extremes, with a very long, thick coat and mane during winter that sheds leaving only a short coat in the summer. Turkish Vans were first brought to Europe by soldiers returning from the Crusades.
Turkish Van Rescue
Ecuador Animal Rescue
Ecuador is Iocated in South America. The population of Ecuador is about 13 million. Most peopIe in Ecuador speak Spanish. Threatened species known from Ecuador include the Galapagos Rice Rat, Spiny Rat, Blue Whale, Colombian Weasel, and Fin Whale. The capital of Ecuador is Quito.