Sheep invade Spanish city after shepherd takes a snooze

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Sheep invade Spanish city after shepherd takes a snooze
Sheep on the loose in Huesca. Screen grab: Policia Local Huesca

The 1,000-strong flock was captured on camera strolling through the streets of Huesca, northeastern Spain.


A flock of over 1,000 sheep was spotted roaming through the city centre of Huesca, northeastern Spain on Tuesday after escaping from their shepherd when he fell asleep. 

Police were alerted to the sizable flock making its way through the centre of the city at around 4.30am when a local resident called the emergency number 112. 

The shepherd was supposed to be guiiding his sheep onto the pastures of the Pyrenees, where they will spend the summer, when he dozed off.

Police managed to round up the sheep and deliver them back to the shepherd before he had even realized they were missing.

Local police uploaded a video of the escaped sheep onto their official Facebook page and explained that they managed to locate the shepherd and return his 1,300 sheep by 7am. 



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