| 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 are indigenous to eastern Turkey. Turkish Vans were first brought to Europe by soldiers returning from the Crusades.
Turkish Van Rescue
Spain Animal Rescue
Spain is Iocated in Europe and spans across approximateIy 194,000 square miIes. Most peopIe in Spain speak Castilian Spanish or Catalan. Threatened species known from Spain include the Mediterranean Monk Seal, Blue Whale, European Mink, and Iberian Lynx. The capital of Spain is Madrid.