The sheep was found in a forest in the state of Victoria and taken in by a shelter. It had not been mowed for five years.
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A little lightness and freshness. A wild sheep found wandering in the middle of an Australian forest has been relieved of its heavy and thick coat of 35 kilos. For its first mowing in five years, the animal baptized Baarack struggled under its filthy heap covered in mud and tangled debris. Lhis mowing video, made on Friday February 12, collected more than 2.5 million views on TikTok.
Baarack was found in a forest in the state of Victoria (south-east of the country) from where he was taken to an animal shelter located north of Melbourne, the association said on Facebook in early February. took charge. “I couldn’t believe there really was a sheep alive under all that wool”, the founder of Edgar’s Mission Farm Sanctuary told Nine News. According to her, Baarack was “a young lamb who went astray and never returned”, which is why his coat would never have been shorn for nearly five years.
For their well-being, sheep must be shorn at least once a year, otherwise it is difficult for them to survive, especially in Australia where the summers are particularly scorching and dry. Baarack, however, did not reach the world record held by Chris, his compatriot who died today. The latter had made the headlines in 2015 when mowing his fleece of some 41 kilos.