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Ibex
In Animals. The ibex 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 ibex is a wild goat and is a member of the bovid family.

Diet: Herbivorous

Habitat: Israel, Italy and Switzerland.

Ibis
In Animals. The Hebrew tern Yanshuf of Leviticus 11:17 is believed by some translators to be a reference to an ibis. Some scholars dispute this and suggest instead that the word should be viewed as a reference to either a falcon, a little owl or a long-eared owl. The text states that the above animal is to be regarded as non-kosher and unclean.

Diet: Insectivorous/Carnivorous (Carrion)

Habitat: Wetlands and plains in many countries.





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