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Endangered Israeli eagle falls prey to Hezbollah
AP via [Myrtle Beach] Sun-News ^ | October 17, 2013 | ARON HELLER

Posted on 10/17/2013 1:29:20 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows

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Hezbollah's Al-Manar website recently boasted of capturing an eagle that carried an Israel-labeled transmission device on its back and claimed the bird was an Israeli spy. It said hunters in central Lebanon shot down the bird and found devices on it as well as a copper ring on its leg that reads "Israel" in English followed by letters that refer to Tel Aviv University. The fate of the eagle remains unclear.

Israeli ornithologist Yossi Leshem said Thursday he was tracking the bird for research and was "incredibly frustrated" it was harmed. Leshem, a Tel Aviv university professor, has specialized in the Bonelli's Eagle for decades and said they are in great peril with just nine pairs of mating age remaining in Israel.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Israel
KEYWORDS: bonelliseagle; iran; israel; lebanon; syria; yossileshem
Professor, you live in a fortress surrounded by savages. They're hard on the wildlife.
1 posted on 10/17/2013 1:29:20 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows
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To: Slings and Arrows

Hezbollah’s Al-Manar said it taste just like Turkey.


2 posted on 10/17/2013 1:33:40 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Those nine pairs will probably not survive the next three years.


3 posted on 10/17/2013 1:33:47 PM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Anotherr Zionist spy will undoubtedly be executed by the Party of the Lunar Deity.


4 posted on 10/17/2013 1:33:50 PM PDT by attiladhun2 (The Free World has a new leader--his name is Benjamin Netanyahu)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Drone Eagles up. Those clever Israelis!


5 posted on 10/17/2013 1:34:01 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Slings and Arrows
The fate of the eagle remains unclear

Arms for eagle hostages.

6 posted on 10/17/2013 1:36:41 PM PDT by MUDDOG
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To: Jonty30

Not if the Arabs have anything to do with it.


7 posted on 10/17/2013 1:39:11 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

These Palestinian Arabs are so incredibly uneducated that they see a bird tag and think it’s a plot. You can’t cure dumb. Anyone who has done sight-seeing in Israel likely has visited the wonderful bird-sanctuaries and learns about the transcontinental migration research in which the Israelis take part. Kids can hold the birds and help send them on their way. Yes, they are labelled so that they can be tracked by bird experts across Europe and Asia.


8 posted on 10/17/2013 1:39:33 PM PDT by Seeing More Clearly Now
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To: Slings and Arrows

Now Hezbollah is in trouble- not because of terrorism, not for fighting in Syria, not for launching rockets into Israel.... but they killed a poor eagle. Animal Right advocates to arms, liberals to march...


9 posted on 10/17/2013 1:41:17 PM PDT by 11th Commandment (http://www.thirty-thousand.org/)
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To: Slings and Arrows
Time to send more Israeli Eagles.


10 posted on 10/17/2013 1:41:56 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (Everyone get online for Obamacare on 10/1. Overload the system and crash it hard!)
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To: 11th Commandment
Now Hezbollah is in trouble- not because of terrorism, not for fighting in Syria, not for launching rockets into Israel.... but they killed a poor eagle. Animal Right advocates to arms, liberals to march...

Should have done it with a windmill. Those get a free pass.

11 posted on 10/17/2013 1:42:49 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (Everyone get online for Obamacare on 10/1. Overload the system and crash it hard!)
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To: Slings and Arrows

the entire raghead race is simply a band of knuckle neanderthals , they barely qualify to belong to the ‘ human race’ . The world ( and nature ) will never know true peace while this scourge is loose and roaming around at will .


12 posted on 10/17/2013 1:43:21 PM PDT by LeoWindhorse
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To: Slings and Arrows

The culture that kills sharks because they are being guided by Israel to attack Muslims, along with song birds (Bee-Eater, 2012), scavengers (griffon vulture, 2011; unspecified vulture, 2012), birds of prey (Kestrel 2013; and now this eagle, 2013) is equal to any other culture. Just ask our Dear Leader who has promised to side with them.


13 posted on 10/17/2013 1:46:22 PM PDT by Pollster1 ("Shall not be infringed" is unambiguous.)
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To: 11th Commandment
Animal Right advocates to arms, liberals to march...

I doubt it. Those weenies only get provocative with targets that don't get provoked.

14 posted on 10/17/2013 1:47:12 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

>The fate of the eagle remains unclear.<

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It was waterboarded and tortured to get the last bit of info from it.


15 posted on 10/17/2013 2:16:10 PM PDT by 353FMG ( I don't say whether I am serious or sarcastic -- I respect FReepers too much.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

American ultra-liberals probably applaud this action as frustrating Israeli spying. But, let an American even pick up a dropped eagle feather without a permit, and they’ll hang him from the nearest tree.


16 posted on 10/17/2013 2:23:28 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: Pearls Before Swine

Unless you own a wind-power turbine. Then, you are allowed to chop all the eagles and others to bloody bits.


17 posted on 10/17/2013 2:25:09 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Slings and Arrows

“Israeli ornithologist Yossi Leshem said Thursday he was tracking the bird for research and was “incredibly frustrated” it was harmed.”

This is what happens when you send technology into a medieval culture.


18 posted on 10/17/2013 2:28:31 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: hal ogen

It’s the price of progress. I have nothing against wind-turbines; I just don’t want to be forced to pay above market rates for their electricity.


19 posted on 10/17/2013 2:29:27 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: Mastador1

The problem was that it was an Israeli eagle occupying
palestinian skies...Oh that’s right this was in Lebanon.

Never mind.


20 posted on 10/17/2013 2:34:24 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Hez-Ebola has actually claimed the eagle was a Jewish spy. And I kid you not...


21 posted on 10/17/2013 2:44:10 PM PDT by miss marmelstein ( Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: miss marmelstein

I believe you. No doubt at all.


22 posted on 10/17/2013 3:04:42 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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Take no prisoners, even eagles.

23 posted on 10/18/2013 7:12:42 AM PDT by SJackson (As a black man, you know, Barack could get shot going to the gas station, Michelle on Chicago)
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Thanks Slings and Arrows.
...boasted of capturing an eagle that carried an Israel-labeled transmission device on its back and claimed the bird was an Israeli spy. It said hunters in central Lebanon shot down the bird...

24 posted on 10/18/2013 11:47:19 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's no coincidence that some "conservatives" echo the hard left.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Can’t have them freeing any hostages, like they did to Gandalf. What would Sauron say?


25 posted on 10/20/2013 11:18:58 AM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

The savages’ thinking shows the effects of their persistent inbreeding...in some of their villages, a first cousin is considered a distant relative...


26 posted on 10/24/2013 4:25:39 PM PDT by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: sheik yerbouty

...and a hot marriage prospect.


27 posted on 10/24/2013 8:10:22 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Eleutheria5

Arabs as orcs: I’m not sure whether that’s accurate, or an insult to the orcs.


28 posted on 10/24/2013 8:11:30 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Orcs are mindless soldiers with superhuman strength and not a drop of pity in them. Arabs have minds and they are very smart, only they are practiced in deceit, treachery and terror. Orcs don’t seek out infants to murder, but if they’re hungry or they’re in the way, they’ll do it. Arabs, however, make a point of targeting infants, before they grow up and learn how to fight back.

On the other hand, there are instances in which Arabs have behaved decently and humanely, such as the Mukhtar of Hevron who in 1948 saved famous (in Israel) singer Yehuda Loichter’s grandmother from the angry mob with his spear and fiercest grimace, and then had her and her fellow survivors of the massacre in Gush Etzion delivered to safety back in what was then all that remained of the infant State of Israel (missing Gush Etzion, the Old City of Jerusalem, Chevron, and many other important parts). Orcs, conversely, have never shown magnanimity. The one Orc who stood up for Frodo’s two cousins was the commanding officer, and would have been held responsible if he had allowed them to be eaten.


29 posted on 10/27/2013 4:52:30 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

I think PETA and ELF have sent representatives to Ghaza to preach their gospel of animal rights and conservation. No news about their whereabouts, although a few dismembered limbs have been found.


30 posted on 10/27/2013 4:53:44 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Eleutheria5

Hamasholes gotta eat too.


31 posted on 10/27/2013 7:34:17 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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