The amphibians were being kept for trade in a store posing as a cobbler.
Kfir's injuries were likely caused by a shockwave from an underwater explosion.
Inspectors from Israel's Nature and Parks Authority are currently investigating the incident.
Due to the heatwave, the National Parks Authority closed down some of the national parks in the interest of keeping trekkers safe, advising them to stay out of open areas with no shade.
"Go and vote at home, and then bring your children out to vote with us," a National Parks Authority representative said regarding fake polling stations set up in some parks for children.
"Israel's beaches have been designated as an important habitat for this endangered spiecies," Guy Levian, an inspector from the Authority, said.
On December 3, 2014, 5 million liters of oil spilled close to the town of Be’er Ora, approximately 20 km. north of Eilat, and badly damaged the Evrona Nature Reserve.
The Israeli park authority and Israeli civil administration have opened new ways to travel in the West Bank.
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