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Eagle
The Hebrew term nesher of Levitcus 11:13 is believed by some translators to be a reference to an eagle. Other scholars dispute this and suggest instead that the word should be viewed as a reference to a griffin vulture. The text states that the above animal is to be regarded as unclean and non-kosher.

Diet: Carnivorous

Habitat: Europe, North America and Asia.

Voice: Yelping.

Ermine
The Hebrew term tachash of Exodus 25:5 is considered by some translators to be a reference to blue processed skins. Other scholars dispute this and claim instead that the term should be viewed as a reference to either an ermine or an antelope or an okape or a giraffe or a dugong or a narwhal. The above term appears in a text which notes the various types of offerings that the congregation are to bring to the tabernacle.

The ermine is a colour changing member of the mustelid family.

Diet: Carnivorous

Habitat: Europe, North America and Asia.





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