2009
Repha'im Valley, Shulov st.

About the project

Venturing into new realms of animal life, the Tisch Biblical Zoo is now begining to delve into the world of water, its ecology, and its scarcity in our region. This is a complex exhibit made up of more than just aquatic life, it embraces all of the relevant issues that surround just how important water is for life to thrive on the planet. The Construction was done by experts from the Japanese company “Nipura” the use of giant acrylic planks to build the tanks, when completed, offered a unique window into a facinating underwater world that represents aquatic environments that can be found in Israel. Just outside of the main structure is a pool filled with Koi fish, Koi is the Japanese name for ornamental carp, they are very colorful, and “friendly” and don’t mind being touched, visitors to the zoo can purchase food and feed them by hand. The only mammal in the exhibit at the moment is a South Asian freshwater otter, with a pool,….. and a taste for fish. Finally, raising conciousness about water, essential to all life, and second only to air the “Wet Side Story” is the story of a drop of water that falls in the North of Israel as a drop of rain, as the drop sets off on its world wide journey it experiences other habitats and species, encountering any number of possible environmental dangers. The journey takes him through the rivers and streams, down to the Mediterranean coast and further still. The point of the story shows the far reaching affect that even one drop of water can have. be found in Israel. Just outside of the main structure is a pool filled with Koi fish, Koi is the Japanese name for ornamental carp, they are very colorful, and “friendly” and don’t mind being touched, visitors to the zoocan purchase food and feed them by hand. The only mammal in the exhibit at the moment is a South Asian freshwater otter, with a pool,….. and a taste for fish. Finally, raising conciousness about water, essential to all life, and second only to air t

The donors

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