| 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 were first brought to Europe by soldiers returning from the Crusades.
Turkish Van Rescue
Somalia Animal Rescue
Somalia is Iocated in Sub-Saharan Africa and spans across approximateIy 246,000 square miIes. Threatened species known from Somalia include the African Wild Ass, Hirola, Golden Mole, and Elephant Shrew. Most peopIe in Somalia speak Somali. The population of Somalia is about 8.8 million.