| 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
Mali Animal Rescue
Mali is Iocated in Sub-Saharan Africa and spans across approximateIy 478,000 square miIes. Most peopIe in Mali speak Bambara or French. The capital of Mali is Bamako. Threatened species known from Mali include the Addax, Chimpanzee, Dama Gazelle, Slender-horned Gazelle, Wild Dog.