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 Cat gets Besiktas in trouble with UEFA

Cat gets Besiktas in trouble with UEFA

Turkish soccer club Besiktas ended up in trouble with European soccer’s governing body, UEFA, after a cat sneaked on to the pitch during their Champions League match against Bayern Munich. Besiktas have been charged by Uefa after …

North Ossetia to set up photo traps to track leopards

North Ossetia to set up photo traps to track leopards

In North Ossetia, more than 20 photo-traps will be installed to track down the Asiatic leopards, the coordinator of the project on the implementation of the program for the restoration of the leopard population in the Republic, Arthur Alibekov, …

Cat village to open in Turkey

Cat village to open in Turkey

A historic city in Turkey is set to play home to a special Cat Village where hundreds of felines will live and be taken care of, and be available for adoption. The city of Canakkale in northwestern Turkey -- near famed World War I …

‘Pet’ campaign kicks off in Makhachkala

‘Pet’ campaign kicks off in Makhachkala

The authorities of the Dagestani capital decided to vaccinate homeless dogs before the beginning of the cold weather, the press service of the administration of the capital reported. A representative of the Pet Unitary …

Israeli army to replace llamas with robots

Israeli army to replace llamas with robots

The Israeli army is set to replace llamas with military robots to carry heavy equipment for soldiers in tough terrains.  Llamas have been gradually phased out by the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) since the end of the Second Lebanon …

Cats were first domesticated in Turkey, genetic study says

Cats were first domesticated in Turkey, genetic study says

A comprehensive study of cat DNA has found that cats were first domesticated in the Fertile Crescent, part of which is situated in southeastern Turkey, and that the spots and stripes of tabby cats developed in the Ottoman Empire. The …

New Red Book to appear in Russia by Day of Ecologist

New Red Book to appear in Russia by Day of Ecologist

  The Ministry of Natural Resources and Ecology of Russia will adopt a new edition of the Red Book of the Russian Federation by the Day of Ecologist ( June 5th 2017),  the head of department, Sergey Donskoy announced. …

Match-winner predicting koala fired in Leipzig zoo

Match-winner predicting koala fired in Leipzig zoo

Koala Oobi-Ooobi has been rested from his Euro 2016 duties after failing to score. After wrongly forecasting the outcome of Germany's matches against Ukraine and Poland, the he has returned to the sidelines at Leipzig zoo. …

Georgia commemorates victims of Tbilisi flood

Georgia commemorates victims of Tbilisi flood

Mourning events dedicated to the memory of the victims of the large-scale flood in Tbilisi on June 13-14, 2015 are being held in Georgia. 21 people have died in the flood, while two are still missing. The Tbilisi city zoo was destroyed, the majority of its animals died as a result of the flood. 50 predators were shot in the streets. The Georgian government has honored the memory of the victims of the flood at its meeting. The Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili mentioned the effort and sacrifice of Zurab Muzashvili, the rescue officer who lost his life after saving eight people in the flood.