Death customs

William and Harry Won't Be Shoulder-to-Shoulder at Prince Philip Funeral

British royals William and Harry will not walk side by side in the procession at this weekend's funeral of Queen Elizabeth II's husband Prince Philip, Buckingham Palace revealed Thursday.

As young boys in 1997, the pair provided the most poignant image of their mother princess Diana's funeral as they walked, heads bowed, behind her coffin.

Plovdiv Police Launches Raid on Funeral Agencies

A large-scale police operation is underway in Plovdiv, NOVA has learned from its sources. Police raided the offices of the city's funeral agencies to carry out checks.

The reason - alerts about frauds with prices for funerals, especially of those who died of coronavirus. These mourning ceremonies were by many times more expensive, victims say.

The crematorium is also targeted.

Local man stuffed nearly 1,000 animals in 61 years

Niyazi Savcı, a 93-year-old man in the northwestern province of Kırklareli, has been continuing his life-long taxidermy art for 61 years.

Known as "uncle birdman" in the province, Savcı has applied taxidermy to nearly a 1,000 dead birds and wild animals by stuffing them with a special process in order to keep them intact.

Project to exhibit taxidermies of rare animal species in pipeline

With the efforts of taxidermists from Yüzüncü Yıl University (YYÜ), rare wildlife species that were found dead in nature or who died during their treatment in the eastern province of Van will be preserved through the method of taxidermy to exhibit them in a nature museum in order to bring them to future generations.