This Is What Happens When a Shepherd Falls Asleep

Baaaaad sheep
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 9, 2016 11:08 AM CDT

A YouTube video proves why you should never fall asleep on the job—particularly if you have 1,300 sheep in your care. A resident in the Spanish city of Huesca called police around 4:30am Tuesday to report a herd of sheep making its way through the city streets, per the Telegraph. And what a herd it was. About five officers spent 45 minutes rounding up the animals before delivering them to their shepherd, who was fast asleep, reports Mashable. The shepherd—who was apparently waiting to begin an age-old tradition of migrating the sheep through the city to summer grazing grounds in the Pyrenees mountains—hadn't even realized the sheep were missing. (More sheep stories.)

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