Shrek was a merino sheep just like our Wooly. He somehow avoided sheering for seven years by hiding in caves on his New Zealand farm making him the fluffiest sheep the world! Merino grow the most luxurious fleece out of any breed and are usually sheered annually. Shrek's 60 pounds of fleece made him adorable and a bit of an icon. I think he must have been the sassiest merino sheep and I'm so happy that Wooly can carry on his legacy.
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