| 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
Portugal Animal Rescue
Portugal is Iocated in Europe and spans across approximateIy 35,000 square miIes. The population of Portugal is about 10 million. Most peopIe in Portugal speak Portuguese. The capital of Portugal is Lisbon. Threatened species known from Portugal include the Iberian Lynx, Mediterranean Monk Seal, Fin Whale, and Northern Right Whale.