Is it the end of crocodile shoes and ostrich steaks in Israel?

23.11.2011                      26.Cheschwan. 5772

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Is it the end of crocodile shoes and ostrich steaks in Israel?

Israel Nature and Parks Authority decides not to renew regulation allowing commercial ostrich, crocodile farming; Amendments comes into force in 2012.

The Israel Nature and Parks Authority decided on Monday not to renew the regulation that allows crocodile and ostrich farming for commercial purposes.
According to the decision, the regulation will expire next year. After that, it will no longer be possible to commercially farm ostriches, although crocodile farming will still be allowed temporarily, as will their transfer to countries where it will be possible to use their skin for leather products such as bags and shoes….