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from Kid World Citizen

Meet Shrek the Sheep! A Famous New Zealander

Meet Shrek, the famous Sheep from New Zealand. He decided he didn't want to be shorn for 4 years. He then contributed millions of dollars to help boost the economy. I. Love. Sheep.

from Deadspin

This Guy Died This Year: Shrek, The Unshearable Sheep

Shrek the sheep hid for 6 springs to avoid shearing. Crazy. He lived to 16. The commentary at this link is oddly evocative.

shrek-the-sheep-4[2]Also, if a sheep’s wool becomes too large they can get stuck on their backs, unable to get up. Shrek is not the only sheep to hate the shearing process, although it’s a quick and pain-free ordeal that sheep get more and more comfortable with as they age. Baby sheep tend to have the most disdain for shearing, causing a lot of commotion the first few times they experience the process.


Shrek the sheep from New Zealand.

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