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A locust is held by Israeli researcher at the Department of Zoology at Tel Aviv University's Faculty

Plague of pests: Lots of locusts swarm Israel's South - watch

Regardless of their legendary reputations and the sheer size and numbers of the current swarm, the locusts pose no danger to humans or animals whatsoever.

25/04/2021

Chinese Pond Heron begins first molt in Israel

The Chinese Pond Heron, first seen in Israel earlier this month, has begun molting, according to Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel.

Calculating taxes

Learning financial conduct from our ninja hamster - opinion

Take chances, make mistakes. That’s how you grow.... You have to fail in order to practice being brave. – Mary Tyler Moore

By AARON KATSMAN
22/04/2021

Cetacean communication: Researchers look to translate sperm whale language

Known as the Cetacean Translation Initiative (CETI), the program is a massive collaborative effort between research institutions all over the world.

21/04/2021

First case of COVID-19 in otters reported at Georgia Aquarium

The infected otters showed "mild respiratory symptoms including sneezing, runny noses, mild lethargy and coughing."

Huge groups of migratory birds flock to Eilat for annual visit

The feathered guests come to Eilat every year as an important stop on their migration patterns, but their numbers are in sharp decline in recent years.

19/04/2021
One of the nine parrots found on a stolen bike near Beersheba, April 18, 2021.

Police find nine parrots in backpack of bike thief

Due to the current heat wave, the police officers watered the parrots. One was in such a concerning state that it was taken in for medical attention.

Fair-feathered news: Israel welcomes first-ever Chinese pond heron

The bird itself is fairly common, but this is the first time it has ever been seen in Israel.

15/04/2021
The stolen cattle found by Border Police on Highway 6 in the north, April 11, 2021.

Livestock cruelly stuffed into car, three men arrested - watch

When police opened it, they found a total of 88 animals in the cattle car, including 50 fully-grown goats and 30 kids, as well as eight sheep, all with an estimated value of NIS 100,000.

4 dead gray whales wash up on San Francisco Bay area beaches in 9 days

Two died from blunt force trauma from ship strikes, the other two are being investigated.

By REUTERS
11/04/2021
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