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St. Louis Jewish Light

Avinoam Lourie

Israeli zoologist offers stories of the Mideast’s ‘wild’ side

By Cate Marquis, Special to the Jewish Light February 1, 2012

Why would a jackal be in an oven? Could you really lose a snake on a plane? Animal fans of all ages can find out, and hear many more animal adventures when Israeli zoologist and author Avinoam Lourie, former head of the Haifa Zoo and Director of Israel's...

Avinoam Lourie

Israeli zoologist, author shares animal adventures at Jewish Book Festival family Zoo event

January 18, 2012

The St. Louis Jewish Book Festival, in partnership with the St. Louis Zoo, presents Israeli zoologist Avinoam Lourie, former head of the Haifa Zoo & Director of Israel's Wildlife Conservation Department, and St. Louis Zoo President Dr. Jeffrey Bonner,...

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