IDF Antelope Corps Helps Secure Israel's Northern Border

[Ha'aretz] Eli Ashkenazi - The Israel Defense Forces has deployed eight Eland antelope in the zone between the northern security fence and the international border to clear problematic foliage that distorts views of the Lebanese side and within which Hizbullah terrorists could hide. The animals, each weighing over 500 kilograms, are known for their fondness for eating vegetation.

2009-01-28 06:00:00

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