While Tel Aviv is world-renown for its beaches, architecture, and nightlife, a flock of sheep is rapidly giving the city a reputation for ecological progress.

To whom would you turn if you wanted to restore an urban area’s natural habitat and renew its ecological landscape?

In Israel, the bustling ultra-modern city of Tel Aviv is relying on an age-old profession, sheep herding, to do just that. Check out this flock of urban sheep, which grazes in the heart of Tel Aviv, helping to bring back nature in a way that is attracting birds and other wildlife.

This is an amazing only-in-Israel story in which the culture’s ancient past helps create the modern state’s future!