Save Israel's Birds of Prey

by The Tisch Family Zoological Gardens, the Biblical Zoo in Jerusalem
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Save Israel's Birds of Prey
Save Israel's Birds of Prey
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Save Israel's Birds of Prey
Save Israel's Birds of Prey
Save Israel's Birds of Prey
Save Israel's Birds of Prey
Save Israel's Birds of Prey
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Jan 26, 2017

Winter News

Team members examine a griffon vulture
Team members examine a griffon vulture

Hello birds of prey supporters,

We last reported to you about an incident involving a griffon vulture imported from Spain to bolster our local population. Over recent months, the Jerusalem Zoo has assisted the Israel Nature and Parks Authority in its efforts to import more individuals to further populate the wild in Israel and to increase our local genetic pool.

60 vultures were brought in from Spain, Armenia and Cyprus and the Jerusalem Zoo assisted by acting as a quarantine center for the birds before their release. While here, our staff examined the birds for disease and injury and gave them some TLC.

Most of these birds have been transferred to the Nature and Parks Authority for release and we look forward to reporting on more successes soon!

Thank you for your continued support of this important wildlife conservation project.

The Avian Team at the Jerusalem Biblical Zoo

Griffon vultures in quarantine at the Zoo
Griffon vultures in quarantine at the Zoo

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The Tisch Family Zoological Gardens, the Biblical Zoo in Jerusalem

Location: Jerusalem, Israel - Israel
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Jerusalem, Israel
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