As home to 100 mammalian species and 450 bird species, Israel remains at the forefront of wildlife protection.

The hi-tech sector is not the only area in which Israel stands out as an innovator, with a variety of efforts in the Holy Land setting an example for the rest of the world about how to preserve wildlife.

From primate refuges to farms for disabled animals, Israel fosters both cutting-edge approaches to wildlife care and heaping helpings of good old fashioned TLC.

Check out these amazing Israeli efforts to protect wildlife, and the adorable creatures who benefit from them.