Wild asses in Makhtesh Ramon Eliyahu Hershkovitz

A Wild Ass Invasion: There's Another Iranian Threat, and Israel Can't Bomb It

Decades ago, ostensibly modern descendants of a biblical species of wild asses were brought to the Negev from the shah’s Iran. They were fruitful and multiplied, but are now destroying flora and fauna big-time

In March 1968 the post-Six-Day War euphoria was at its height. The State of Israel, basking in its shining victory, had proved to itself that it was following in the path of Israel’s kings and judges of yore,...

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