In a Monty Python sketch, a city gent observes a flock of sheep. When the urbanite asks why the animals are attempting to fly, a farmer replies, “Sheep are very dim,” adding they are merely following a clever sheep named Harold, who was attempting to escape a sheep’s fate of being eaten.
Contrary to myth, sheep are smart. They can recognize the faces of humans and other sheep. They can behave independently at times but generally do trail after a leader sheep or shepherd....
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