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Film screening and discussion with philosopher and ethologist Vinciane Despret (University of Liège, Belgium). Part...
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Feb. 10, 2018. Wreckage of an Israeli F-16 in northern Israel. The plane was hit by Syrian anti-aircraft fire after the Israeli military shot down what it identified as an Iranian drone in Israeli airspace. Israeli forces later attacked a dozen targets inside Syria. (Photo: ©AP/ Rami Slush, 2018). This photo is licensed; do not copy or download.

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