The laughing sheep of Strensall Common

We saw many sheep while wandering about on Strensall Common. Most were also wandering about, chewing the grass, standing looking at us, running away from us. One particular sheep caught my attention, in a warm sunny spot by a tree. I thought my approach might frighten it, but no, it stayed there all serene, looking supremely contented.

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I’ve never noticed sheep having a facial expression. Certainly I’ve never noticed one looking happy, apart from that thing lambs do in spring. This is no lamb, but a fully-grown sheep. A laughing one.

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Happy springtime everyone :)

  By Lisa @YorkStories 9 May 2013 , To link to this page's proper location please use the > permalink.

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