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United Nations Had To Help Israel Get Its Vulture Back From Lebanon

Lebanon captured an Israeli vulture that it believed was wearing spy gear. The innocent bird was released with the help of the United Nations.

By Jake Godin | January 30, 2016

Lebanon captured an Israeli vulture because it was suspected of spying. The vulture was eventually freed thanks to the help of the United Nations. Considered a "vulnerable" species in Israel, conservationists are trying to reintroduce more of the birds into the region.

This video includes images from Greg Schechter / CC BY 2.0 and music by MADS / CC BY 3.0.

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