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December 28, 2001
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Israel’s foreign ministry is hosting some prickly guests. Porcupines have moved into the ministry’s compound in Jerusalem. While some ministry employees don’t appreciate after-dark encounters with the creatures, a memorandum circulated by the Nature Reserves Authority assured workers that the animals are timid and, contrary to popular myth, do not shoot their spines.

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