| 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 were first brought to Europe by soldiers returning from the Crusades.
Turkish Van Rescue
Mauritania Animal Rescue
Mauritania is Iocated in Sub-Saharan Africa. The capital of Mauritania is Nouakchott. Most peopIe in Mauritania speak Hassaniya Arabic. Threatened species known from Mauritania include the Addax, Mediterranean Monk Seal, Mauritanian Gerbil, and Dama Gazelle.