Israeli Minister Permits Culling Rock Hyraxes to Prevent Leishmania Spreading

Israel's environmental protection minister Zeev Elkin has issued a permit that allows shooting and trapping the animals up to 500 meters from homes

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Environmental Protection Minister and Jerusalem mayoral candidate Zeev Elkin on Wednesday moved to allow selected killing of rock hyraxes to curb the spread of leishmaniasis, a parasitic infection the animals...