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This Is What Happens When You Don't Shear A Sheep For Five Years

Wake up sheeple, it's time for a haircut.

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We need help from a sheerer to save this big Merino or if you can at least lend us the tools. Please call @rspcaact


So much wool that they went back for a second round of shearing.

There's a sheep under that woolly blanket! @rspcaact


After a quick check vet check, the RSPCA told BuzzFeed News the sheep appears doing fine, despite estimates that it hadn't been shorn for around five years.

The official number is in (minus 2kg for the bag)!

Rob Stott is a news editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in Sydney.

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