Sheep Wanted To Let His Hair Grow So He Dodged Haircuts For 6 Years.

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Remember when you were a kid, and your mom relentlessly pestered you to get a haircut? This is kind of like that, except with less hair, and more wool.

A Merino sheep named Shrek has avoided being sheared for the last six years. Whenever his flock's owners tried to bring him in for a shearing, Shrek would hide in a cave until they left. As smart as he is, he was finally caught - and it seems like it was just in time, too. Shrek was in serious need of a haircut.


This is what it looks like when a sheep isn't sheared for six years.

Jan Freedman

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It's like they always say: A new haircut can mean a whole new ewe.

Next, 18 alpacas with hilarious haircuts.

When he was finally found, he wasn't even recognized as a sheep. It took herders a minute to figure it out.

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It's like they always say: A new haircut can mean a whole new ewe.

Next, 18 alpacas with hilarious haircuts.

There was enough wool on his body to produce 20 men's suits.

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It's like they always say: A new haircut can mean a whole new ewe.

Next, 18 alpacas with hilarious haircuts.

That's nearly 60 extra pounds of weight that Shrek simply had to be freed from.

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It's like they always say: A new haircut can mean a whole new ewe.

Next, 18 alpacas with hilarious haircuts.

And once he was, he sure looked good. In fact, he's probably thinking that he wished he'd done it sooner.

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It's like they always say: A new haircut can mean a whole new ewe.

Next, 18 alpacas with hilarious haircuts.

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It's like they always say: A new haircut can mean a whole new ewe.

Next, 18 alpacas with hilarious haircuts.

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