Thousands of cranes die from bird flu in northern Israel

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Environmental Protection Minister Tamar Zandberg called the crisis “the most serious damage to wildlife in the history of the country.” Kabar Medsos – A bird flu outbreak in northern Israel has killed at least 5,200 migratory cranes and forced farmers to slaughter hundreds of thousands of chickens as authorities try to contain what they say is the deadliest wildlife disaster in the nation’s history. Uri Naveh, a senior scientist at the Israel Parks and Nature Authority, said the situation is not yet under control. “Many of the birds are dead…