Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Halifax Abuzz after Sighting of Wayward Sheep: 'He Got a Little Spooked'

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Halifax Abuzz after Sighting of Wayward Sheep: 'He Got a Little Spooked'

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Halifax abuzz after sighting of wayward sheep

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HALIFAX - A spooked sheep caused a brief stir in Halifax's west end Friday.

The animal was photographed wandering alone among the dirty snowbanks in the Halifax Forum parking lot, and was soon inspiring multiple hashtags on social media.

The sheep was part of a petting zoo at a show organized by Little Ray's Reptile Zoo, and became spooked.

"When they were unloading it, he got a little spooked and jumped over the fence," said Paul "Little Ray" Goulet, director of the Ottawa-based centre.

"When he jumped the fence, he ran for five seconds, and then he was kind of like, whoa. Hold on a second. It was very fast."

Goulet said the sheep was free for perhaps two minutes and got no more than 30 metres. …

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