“I will give you every seed-bearing plant and every tree that has seed in it. They will be yours for food.”
Crabs, jellyfish, dolphins, sea turtles, catfish, carps
Hoopoes, yellowhammers, kingfishers, parakeets, barn swallows, warblers, owls, starlings.
Ibex, camel, deer, jackal, wild boar, gazelle, hare.
Vipers, chameleons, lizards, black adders, mole snakes, dragonflies.
Stray cats are commonly seen in the streets around garbage cans. The municipalities pick them up, castrate them and return them to the street.
Donkeys are still treated as working animals by some Arab minorities and are used as such mostly in small villages in the countryside.
The primary law against animal cruelty was first instated in Israel on 1994 and is named the Animal Protection Law. In 2005, a major amendments and additions were added prohibiting abandonment of any animal.
Enforcing of the law’s are executed with ease when its individual violators. But when the same misbehaviour is done by corporate companies, they will unfortunately get away with it with no much more than a slap on the wrist, hence the abuse continues.
All hunting is illegal in Israel.
Animal fights and any sport or competition involving animals are illegal.
We have not included the treatment of animals in the meat/fur/leather industries, zoos or circuses, animal testing as it unfortunately still happens in most countries.