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Israel and Jordan save Egyptian vulture

The rare bird was born in Israel but flew into power lines in the Jordan valley. The Jordanian authorities contacted Israeli nature organization SPNI who obtained special authorization to collect the vulture. The injured bird is now recovering at Ramat … Continue reading

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Protecting endangered species

This newsletter has previously featured articles (see here) about Israeli efforts to conserve the rare griffon vulture. This year a record 24 vulture eggs were hatched and incubated as part of a special project called “Spreading Wings.” https://haifadiarist.blogspot.com/2019/12/israeli-vultures-defy-extinction.html

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Rare animals born in Jerusalem

Israel again demonstrated its work to save rare species.  Two rare golden lion tamarin monkeys were born at Jerusalem’s Biblical zoo. Thanks to efforts like that of Israel, the population of these monkeys has risen from 80 in 1980 to … Continue reading

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Israeli conservation of endangered species

22nd April 2019 was Earth Day. This video illustrates Israel’s work to increase the numbers of some of the world’s most endangered species. They include the griffon vulture and the Persian (Iranian) fallow deer. The deer have grown into two … Continue reading

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New Biblical zoo

One of its goals of the Biblical Museum of Natural History in Beit Shemesh is to bring Jews back in touch with biblical wildlife, such as lions, leopards, bears, vultures, crocodiles, and hippos. “Be bold as a leopard, light as … Continue reading

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‘Israel trains animals for terror attacks’

Has Michael lost his senses? Don’t fret – it’s a spoof film clip of sharks, vultures and squirrels that certain madmen are claiming to be Israeli spies. It would be hilarious, if only millions didn’t believe it. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3zq6C9IhGjk&feature=player_embedded

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