The elephant in the room 521.
(photo credit: Sasson Tiram)
Deep beneath the Benedictine Church in Tabgha, where Jesus is said to have distributed fish and bread, crawls “a living fossil,” a multilegged crustacean and “a relic from prehistoric times” that zoologists in Israel are struggling to save from extinction, said Dr. Noam Leader in an address to an auditorium filled with European zoo directors last Friday.“The only entrance to its world is this Octagon Pool,” he said. “This is the only place in the world where this prawn lives.”
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