ESTABLISHED many years ago, the petting zoo of Kibbutz Ein Harod (Meohad) became somewhat run down.
It came about after the-then socialist kibbutz privatised a decade or so ago.
And a system of internal taxation developed with individual members having to pay into a communal kitty in order to cover the general upkeep of the 102-year-old kibbutz grounds, diningroom and other facilities... and, of course, its small zoo.
However, some months ago a renovation project slowly began to take shape and, little by little, under the loving care of Tsukit Raviv, a member of nearby Kibbutz Heftzibah, the Ein Harod petting zoo began to get back on its feet.
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