Saturday, July 09, 2005

450 sheep jump to their death in eastern Turkey

Stunned shepherds while eating their breakfast, watched in disbelief as their herd of 1,500 sheep jumped to their death from a cliff top in the eastern part of Turkey. The shepherds, who had left their sheep grazing to eat breakfast, said that there was nothing they could do. One sheep had strayed to the cliff edge and jumped from the cliff, the other sheep then followed. A total of 450 animals died, as the pile of bodies grew bigger it broke the fall of the remaining sheep.

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