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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!

Shrek the runaway sheep is a shear celebrity

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!

Sometimes you need to let go: Shrek the sheep ran away and hid in a cave in New Zealand for 6 years. When Shrek was finally found in 2004, the sheep had gone unsheared for so long that it had accumulated 60 pounds of wool on its body.

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Sometimes you need to let go: Shrek the sheep ran away and hid in a cave in New Zealand for 6 years. When Shrek was finally found in 2004, the sheep had gone unsheared for so long that it had accumulated 60 pounds of wool on its body.

Shrek the sheep - WTF fun facts

Shrek the sheep - WTF fun facts

A ovelha Shrek escapou por 6 anos consecutivos da tosa e se transformou em uma bola de pelo ambulante! Mas a pergunta que fica é: por quê?

Shrek: a ovelha que ficou 6 anos sem tosa

A ovelha Shrek escapou por 6 anos consecutivos da tosa e se transformou em uma bola de pelo ambulante! Mas a pergunta que fica é: por quê?

Shrek was a Merino sheep, a castrated male, belonging to South Island, New Zealand, who gained international fame in 2004 owing to his gigantic coat of fleece. Shrek became famous after escaping his enclosure and evading the shearers for six years by hiding in caves. Merino sheep are usually shorn annually but Shrek managed to escape the blade for six years straight. When he was finally caught, the sheep was unrecognizable.

Shrek was a Merino sheep, a castrated male, belonging to South Island, New Zealand, who gained international fame in 2004 owing to his gigantic coat of fleece. Shrek became famous after escaping his enclosure and evading the shearers for six years by hiding in caves. Merino sheep are usually shorn annually but Shrek managed to escape the blade for six years straight. When he was finally caught, the sheep was unrecognizable.

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-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 Shearing, que escapó de 6 años | Planeta Divertido

Shrek, The Sheep Shearing, que escapó de 6 años | Planeta Divertido

Meet Shrek, the famous Sheep from New Zealand he decided he didn't want to be shorn for 4 years. Cute story!

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. Cute story!

shrek-the-sheep-3[6]Some breeds of sheep naturally shed their wool each year, but Merino sheep, typically raised for meat, never shed their fleece. Hidden behind cave walls, far from any shearing blades, Shrek’s wool continued to grow, and grow, and grow some more.

shrek-the-sheep-3[6]Some breeds of sheep naturally shed their wool each year, but Merino sheep, typically raised for meat, never shed their fleece. Hidden behind cave walls, far from any shearing blades, Shrek’s wool continued to grow, and grow, and grow some more.

Shrek the sheep from New Zealand.

Shrek the sheep from New Zealand.

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