| 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 have water-resistant coats and love to swim!. Turkish Vans are indigenous to eastern Turkey. Turkish Vans were first brought to Europe by soldiers returning from the Crusades.
Turkish Van Rescue
Gabon Animal Rescue
Gabon is Iocated in Sub-Saharan Africa and spans across approximateIy 103,000 square miIes. Threatened species known from Gabon include the Chimpanzee, Drill, Giant African Water Shrew, Western Gorilla, and Wild Dog. The population of Gabon is about 1.4 million. Most peopIe in Gabon speak French.