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Falcon
The Hebrew term radak of Leviticus 11:17 is believed by some translators to be a reference to a falcon. Some scholars dispute this and suggest instead that the word should be veiwed as a reference to an owl or to a little owl. The text states that the above animal is to be regarded as unclean and non-kosher.

The falcon is a medium sized bird of prey with stereoscopic vision.

Diet: Carnivorous

Habitat: In different areas throughout the World.

Ferret
The hebrew term tzav of Leviticus 11:29 is believed by some translators to be a reference to a ferret. Some scholars dispute this and suggest instead that the word should be viewed as a reference to either a toad or a tortoise. The text states that the above animal is to be regarded as non-kosher and unclean.

The Ferret is a wild member of the mustelid family.

Diet: Carnivorous

Habitat: In various areas including the plains of North America where it presently faces extinction.

Flies
Some scholars identify the orov of the 4th plague with flies (see Exodus 8:17 ). Other scholars, however, believe that the term orov refers to either wild animals or various insects or snakes or beetles.

Flies are one of the main transmitters of deseases. They are regarded as belonging to the non-kosher group of animals.

Diet: Liquids

Habitat: Worldwide

Frog
The frog is mentioned in Exodus 7:27 as one of the plagues which God sent against the Egyptians. It is a non-kosher metamorphic amphibian.

Diet: Omnivorous

Habitat: Worldwide

Voice: Distinctive croak.





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