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Gazelle
The Hebrew term ayal of Deuteronomy 14:5 is considered by some translators to be a reference to a gazelle. Some scholars dispute this and claim that the term should be viewed as a reference to either a roe or a red deer. The above species is alluded to in a text which outlines key dietary precepts and is said there to be a kosher and clean mammal.

The Gazelle is a fast running member of the bovid family. Over the years it has become a symbol that is associated with the spirit of the nation of Israel.

Diet: Carnivorous

Habitat: Golan Heights, North East Africa and Asia.

Gecko
The Hebrew term anakah of Leviticus 11:30 is believed by some translators to be a reference to a gecko. Other scholars dispute this and suggest that the word should be viewed as a reference to a hedgehog. The text states that the above animal is to be regarded as non-kosher and unclean. The gecko has sticky pads on its toes.

Diet: Insectivorous

Habitat: Forests and deserts.

Voice: Groaning.

Giraffe
The giraffe is alluded to in a text which outlines key dietary precepts. It is stated there that it is to be regarded as a kosher and clean animal. (See Deuteronomy 14:5 )

The giraffe is considered to be the tallest animal. It has a patched yellow brown coat.

Diet: Herbivorous

Habitat: Savannah in Africa.

Goat
In Animals.The goat is alluded to in a text which outlines key dietary precepts. It is stated there that it is to be regarded as a kosher and clean animal. (See Deuteronomy 14:4 )

The goat is a domesticated member of the bovid family.

Diet: Omnivorous

Habitat: Worldwide

Gull
The gull or the shachaf of the Hebrew text is described as a non-kosher and unclean animal in a text which codifies key dietray precepts (see Leviticus 11:16).

The text states that the above animal is to be viewed as non-kosher and unclean.

It is a migratory sea bird.

Diet: Omnivorous

Habitat: Worldwide





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