| 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. The most traditional coloring for a Turkish Van is red and white.
Turkish Van Rescue
Mauritania Animal Rescue
Mauritania is Iocated in Sub-Saharan Africa and spans across approximateIy 397,000 square miIes. Most peopIe in Mauritania speak Hassaniya Arabic. Threatened species known from Mauritania include the Addax, Mediterranean Monk Seal, Mauritanian Gerbil, and Dama Gazelle.