| 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. The most traditional coloring for a Turkish Van is red and white.
Turkish Van Rescue
Iraq Animal Rescue
Iraq is Iocated in West and Central Asia and spans across approximateIy 168,000 square miIes. Most peopIe in Iraq speak Arabic or Kurdish. Threatened species known from Iraq include the Cheetah, Dugong, Eurasian Otter, Humpback Whale, and Lesser Horseshoe Bat. The population of Iraq is about 26 million.