Blog: Shy Shrek shorn
Catherine Sleep | 29 April 2004
A publicity-shy Merino sheep in New Zealand has been caught after six years on the run. Dubbed Shrek, the sheep has grown a fleece of biblical proportions along with a considerable fan base who gathered to watch top shearers at work. Shrek's fleece weighed 60lb and will be auctioned on the Internet for charity.
Word has it that Shrek will now spearhead a publicity campaign for the NZ wool industry.
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