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Raw: Australian Sheep gets long overdue haircut

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August 28, 2014
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Hoping to break the record for world's wooliest, Shaun the sheep came up 10 pounds shy with his fleece weighing over 50 pounds after being shorn for the first time in years. (Aug. 28) Video provided by AP


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