IDF Project Aims to Protect Country’s Wildlife

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AP/ Tsafrir Abayov

The Algemeiner reports: –  In a recently-launched project, IDF soldiers from the Combat Intelligence Collection Corps, including spotters, will help protect Israel’s wildlife and nature.

IDF spotters have more than 100 cameras at their disposal in the West Bank and Jordan Valley, where their primary mission is to identify security breaches, such as enemy infiltrations, and to call in forces to thwart them.

But now the IDF spotters will also help prevent animal abuse. In recent days, soldiers from the corps spotted a group of hunters armed with hunting rifles. Due to the quick work of the soldiers, the hunters were caught and handed over to the police for criminal prosecution.

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