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Posted: 2005.03.22(Tue)15:12 Post subject: What we have to read...
The Minister of the Environment of Turkey commanded that the scientific name of 3 forms have to be changed. The forms are:
Vulpes vulpes kurdistanica, the turkish subespecies of the da Red Fox, that must be called simply as Vulpes vulpes;
Ovis armeniana, a wild sheep, will be called as Ovis orientalis;
Capreolis capreolis armenius, a deer, will have its name changed to Capreolis capreolis capreolis.
All this because the names of these forms are related to Armenians and Kurds
Original note (in Italian):
Tassonomia alla turca
I riferimenti a curdi e armeni minaccerebbero l'unit _________________
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