Wave to the animals

On two walks at Palmahim, discover the other creatures that enjoy the scenic beach.

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April 2, 2015 14:32
Archeology Israel

A Roman-style bathhouse. (photo credit: REUTERS)

 
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Early each morning during the nesting season, rangers from Palmahim Seashore National Park patrol the beach, looking for eggs sea turtles may have laid in the sand.

When they find them – hopefully the day they are laid – the rangers bring the eggs up to their hatchery farm, together with the sandy nests on which they were lying. That way animal predators like gulls, herons and foxes can’t get them, and humans won’t step on them – or eat them: thousands were killed during the British Mandate, when officials had a fondness for turtle soup.

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