New Zealand mourns the death of their sneakiest, wooliest sheep
Via the AP:
New Zealanders were mourning the loss of the country's most famous sheep Tuesday, a shaggy national icon named Shrek who was renowned for avoiding being shorn for years. Shrek captured the public's imagination in 2004 after he evaded the annual shearing roundups for the previous seven years by hiding in caves on his farm on the South Island. When finally found, he was clad in an astonishing 60 pounds (27 kilograms) of wool.
...In a country where sheep outnumber people by nearly 10 to one, Shrek's story of stubbornness and guile appealed to many.
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