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I was impressed with the Jerusalem Biblical Zoo, as it had a verse that mentioned the name of the animal. Is there a book that simulates this idea, i.e. a book that quotes the verse of all the different animals mentioned somewhere in Tana"ch?

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It's not out yet, but Rabbi Slifkin's The Torah Encyclopedia of the Animal Kingdom will be what you want. –  magicker72 Jul 4 at 3:23
    
Great! I know the name Rabbi Slifkin. Fascinating stuff. I don't know why so many people spoke against him. I think he reveals an area that no one else I know has explored, and he explains it clearly for the average person. I'll have to look for this one. Sounds interesting. –  DanF Jul 4 at 3:28
    
I think Prof. Feliks's book (I think it's called Hatzomeach V'hachay Shebamishna) does so for mishnayos, but not for Tanach. –  msh210 Jul 4 at 5:14
    
@sh210 Prof. Feliks has a similar book for Tanakh, called חי וצומח בתורה, which has been translated into English –  Matt Jul 4 at 5:35
    
I've seen a few on my dad's bookshelf, I can ask him if you want. You can also just use a concordance if you're looking for a specific animal-word (i.e. kelev or yonah etc.). –  Noam Sienna Jul 4 at 12:03

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