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October 6, 2015 / 23 Tishri, 5776
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Giraffe in Traffic

Giraffe in Traffic

Photo Credit: Shay Levy/ Flash 90

Here’s a giraffe at the at the Ramat Gan Safari, checking out the incoming cars. If this appears intrusive to you, you’re starting to catch what it’s like to be a zoo animal… Also, in Israel, folks are pretty friendly, and this kind of close inspection by strangers is not considered to be so intrusive.

If you want intrusive, drive a few yards ahead into the lion’s area and come to a full stop. You’ll get inspected…

Photo credit: chippep.blogspot.co.il

Photo credit: chippep.blogspot.co.il

While we’re at it, Happy Birthday to Danisa the giraffe, who just turned 24.

Photo by Tibor Jager/FLASH90

Photo by Tibor Jager/FLASH90

About the Author: Yori Yanover has been a working journalist since age 17, before he enlisted and worked for Ba'Machane Nachal. Since then he has worked for Israel Shelanu, the US supplement of Yedioth, JCN18.com, USAJewish.com, Lubavitch News Service, Arutz 7 (as DJ on the high seas), and the Grand Street News. He has published Dancing and Crying, a colorful and intimate portrait of the last two years in the life of the late Lubavitch Rebbe, (in Hebrew), and two fun books in English: The Cabalist's Daughter: A Novel of Practical Messianic Redemption, and How Would God REALLY Vote.

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4 Responses to “Giraffe in Traffic”

  1. Carolin Knox says:

    Love it! Have question if anyone knows….are male lions there neutered?

  2. Dan Silagi says:

    They've got lots of lions. Can I take one home with me?

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