| 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
Mexico Animal Rescue
Mexico is Iocated in Mesoamerica. Threatened species known from Mexico include the False Canyon Mouse, Chiapan Climbing Rat, Margarita Island Kangaroo Rat, Slevin's Mouse, and Tumbala Climbing Rat.