Shrek the sheep. Shrek, the New Zealand merino sheep which spent 6 years on the run from his owners, finally had his long-postponed encounter with a pair of shears. I can't look at these photos without laughing. What a champ!
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This NZ sheep avoided shearing for 6 years by hiding in caves ... it had enough fleece for 20 suits when it was finally sheared. Hopefully it felt a bit cooler and lighter afterwards!
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Shrek the Sheep from New Zealand- Hid in a cave for 6 years. When found had 60 pounds of wool on its body.
NZ mourns Shrek the sheep's death
Walking cloud: Shrek was toured around the country for charity events in the back of a van by musterer Danny Devine (left) and owner John Perriam
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New Zealand's celebrity sheep 'Shrek', dies - BBC News
Currently the world record for a single fleece is held by a New Zealand sheep named 'Shrek'.
Shrek the sheep
All off and a dramatically different looking Shrek lies on a bed of his own wool