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November 23, 2022

UPDATE

Mystery of sheep walking in circle for 12 days may be solved

(Thanks to pharmaross, who says “Baaad habits are hard to break. Or maybe someone pulled the wool over their eyes and they can see straight. Mutton makes any sense here.”)

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It's shear folly.

"The social behavior of sheep is dominated by flock mentality, which controls the animals’ movements and protects individuals from predators by prompting them to flee from danger as a group, according to the Merck Veterinary Manual." Just like Opertion Mocking Bird!

Like a roundabout at rush hour.

Maybe they just needed to unwind.

Maybe they're MAGA members.

It would have been solved sooner but the people who were studying them kept falling asleep.

Would this be considered a "ewe turn".

Thank you...

Really baaaad comments by Nursecindy and Burt. Well done!

Lack of Border collies.

Nah. The explanation is simple: The sheepdog got to chasing his tail, and the sheep saw that....

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