“”I threw myself to the wolves, only to learn of the tenderness in their howl, and the loyalty in their blood.”
Catfish, carps, pikes, trout, sturgeons, pikes.
Hawks, eagles, petrels, pelicans, storks, flamingos, ducks, geese, swans, pheasants, partridges.
Gray wolf, wild boar, chamois, red deer, Eurasian lynx, red fox.
Butterflies, grass snakes, dice snakes, Caspian whipsnakes, green lizards, wall lizards.
Stray cats and dogs are quite common.
Open trucks carrying animals. Dogs are sometimes left tied up. Chicken cages can be seen around the villages.
Licensed hunting is allowed. Common animals hunted are game birds, deer, chamois, mouflon, martens, European badgers and muskrats gray wolves, lynxes, white-tailed eagles . Other birds of prey are protected species in the country.
Animal fights are considered a criminal offense. However, dog fights still happen. Bull fights are also organized in some parts of the country.
We have not included the treatment of animals in the meat/fur/leather industries, zoos or circuses, animal testing as it unfortunately still happens in most countries.