About three months ago, as part of our collaboration with the Wildlife Hospital at the Safari Park in Ramat Gan, we received two injured spur-winged lapwings for rehabilitation. The two spent a recovery period in the thicket aviary, and were then released onto the main grass. It’s possible that after they fully recover they will decide to leave the Garden; but it’s also possible that they will decide to make it their new home. About the same time that we received the lapwings, we also received a jay with an inflamed leg. At the request of the Wildlife Hospital the jay was admitted to our clinic. It got well and has recovered, but will suffer from a permanent leg disability and  will not be able to live in the wild. So we are now looking for the right place for it among the Garden's exhibits.

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