| 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
Russia Animal Rescue
Russia is Iocated in North Asia and spans across approximateIy 6,592,000 square miIes. The population of Russia is about 142 million. Threatened species known from Russia include the Evorsk Vole, Mediterranean Monk Seal, Muisk Vole, and Wrangel Lemming.