Waldau's Key Animals In The Old Testament

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4. There are a lot of animals mentioned in the Old Testament that are a part of Waldau’s key animals. For example, the elephant has not been directly mentioned in the Old Testament, but it does mention the trade of Ivory which is primary component of an elephant’s tusk. Ivory has been mentioned a lot of times in the Old Testament. It mentions the fact that King Solomon had a throne made of ivory. There have been mentions of a house being built made of ivory. The second animal in consideration are the apes. There is a mention of an animal of the monkey tribe brought from India. The third animals are the cetaceans; There is again no direct mention of the word whale or dolphins in the Old Testament, but there is a mention of a sea monster or serpent
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