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2008-03-31 09:00:00

By RACHELLE ADAM A little-known process is underway, the outcome of which could have an irrevocable impact on Israeli society in general and Jerusalem in particular. The issue is the fate of the Jerusalem population of the Israeli gazelles, gazella gazella, that inhabit the Jerusalem hill known as Mitzpeh Neftoach, planned for intense development. Mitzpeh Neftoach is the only remaining undeveloped hill in north Jerusalem, as poignantly depicted in the panoramic view from the top of Mount...


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Mountain Gazelle, Gazella gazelle
2012-06-25 17:06:01

The mountain gazelle (Gazella gazelle) occurs on the Arabian Peninsula, although its distribution is fragmented. It prefers a habitat within foothills, mountains, and coastal plains. These habitats depend on acacia trees, although this gazelle has difficulty residing in arid, hot areas. Typically, the mountain gazelle is a grazing species, but its diet can change depending food abundance. The IUCN has listed the mountain gazelle on its Red List as “Vulnerable”. The current population...

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