The rain has arrived and our winter puddle was almost overflowed, photo: Ron Elazari-Volcani

* This winter, as every winter, the flock of yellow-legged seagulls that nests here has arrived. Nesting has not yet begun, but occasionally you can see the seagulls' courtship behavior.

The white stork in its new home, photo: Ron Elazari-Volcani

Two wounded storks arrived at the Zoological Garden – a white stork and a black stork. The two arrived from the Wildlife Hospital at the Safari, after having been treated and rehabilitated.

The Caucasian squirrel in the thicket aviary, photo: Ron Elazari-Volcani

* Our Caucasian squirrel, one of the Garden's most senior tenants, has been moved to a new home – the thicket aviary. The aviary is big and spacious and provides the squirrel with a large and diverse space for his activity.

Egyptian vulture throws an egg, photo: Ron Elazari-Volcani

The Egyptian vulture, a bird of prey that lives in Israel and feeds on carcasses, is one of the few birds that use tools in nature.

Crickets in their container, photo: Daphna Lev

In the warm and cozy cricket breeding room, thousands of crickets hatch every month. Those crickets serve as food for a variety of animals in the Zoological Garden, including many animals in research systems.

The seagull is freed from the wire, photo: Ron Michlin

* In November, a yellow-legged seagull landed in the Zoological Garden, his bill and legs entangled in wires and hooks.

The white stork in its new home, photo: Ron Elazari-Volcani

Two wounded storks arrived at the Zoological Garden – a white stork and a black stork. The two arrived from the Wildlife Hospital at the Safari, after having been treated and rehabilitated.

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