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First elephant to be born in Turkey

2011-02-11 - Izmir, Turkey

´Begümcan´ and ´Winner´, an Indian race elephant ´couple, had their first baby in Turkey, still unnamed. The baby elephant is also the first to be born in Turkey. The 110-kg-weighed baby elephant was delivered at İzmir Wild Life Park in western Turkey. The number of the Parks elephants has risen to 3 with the coming of the newborn, whose name is to be determined with an İzmir-residents participated survey.



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2008-08-08 - Izmir, Turkey

Six-year-old Asian elephant Winner, bought by the zmir Metropolitan Municipality from Israel after the death of the citys well-known elephant Bahadr, has easily adapted to his new home. Winner is also happy with the hospitality of young female landlord elephant Begümcan. At the first meeting of Winner and Begümcan without barriers, the new couple seemed happy.



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Source & © Demir Y, Nadarolu H, Demir N. Faculty of Education Atatrk University

Purification and some properties of carbonic anhydrase from Elephas trogontherii (Steppe elephant) bone.

2007-08-01 - Erzurum, Turkey

Four isoenzymes of carbonic anhydrase (CA) were purified from Elephas Irogontherii (steppe elephant) bone (approx 0.3-0.5 million years old) from different locations (outer peripheral, cytosolic, inner peripheral and integral) using Sepharose 4B-L-tyrosine sulphanilamide affinity chromatography and their kinetics properties were investigated and compared with known CA isoenzymes. The purification degree of CAs was monitored by SDS-PAGE. Purification fold for outer peripheral, inner peripheral, c...



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2007-07-23 - Izmir, Turkey

The elephant Pak Bahadr at the Izmir Municipality Kulturpark Zoo died while undergoing an operation on his foot and leg. One Turkish and two German experts conducted the operation. Unfortunately the old elephants heart could not handle the pressure. Sabah daily said the elephant had arrived from Pakistan in 1954 and had become the symbol of the city.



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2.5-meter Mammoth Tooth Found In Eregli

2006-07-04 - EREGLI, Turkey

A 2.5-meter mammoth tooth fossil was unearthed in Eregli town of central city of Konya, said Erksin Gulec, a lecturer at the Anthropology Department of Ankara University. After examining the fossil tooth, predicted to be about 2 million years old, Gulec said that scientists thought that there were swamps and lakes in this region at the age of the mammoths.



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2011-02-11-Izmir
First elephant to be born in Turkey
2008-08-08-Izmir
2007-08-01-Erzurum
Purification and some properties of carbonic anhydrase from Elephas trogontherii (Steppe elephant) bone.
2007-07-23-Izmir
2006-07-04-Eregli
2.5-meter Mammoth Tooth Found In Eregli