Animals: Turkey is the habitat of the same animals that can be found in the European countries, plus many from Asia and Africa. There are 60,000 animal species in the whole continent of Europe. Turkey has 80,000. Turkey is home to birds of many kinds, especially in the "Birds Paradises" the national park on Lake Manyas, Sultan Sazlığı near Kayseri, in Izmir Çamaltı Tuzlası etc
Did you know that According to the Legend of Great Flood told in both the Koran and the Old Testament, after the withdrawal of the waters, Noah's Ark landed on Mount Ararat (Mt. Agrı) in eastern Anatolia. Throughout centuries, the scientists have conducted expeditions on the slopes of Ararat with the hope of finding the remains of Noah's Ark.