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Thousands Of Sheep Marched Freely Through This Town And People Loved It

An un-ewe-sual town procession.

Posted on June 9, 2016, at 12:55 p.m. ET

A herd of thousands of fuzzy farm animals got a sheep thrill when a flok broke free from their caretaker and jaunted through a Spanish town on Monday morning.

Facebook: video.php / Via Policía Local Huesca

Local police in Huesca, Spain, said in a statement on Tuesday that officers received a call at around 4:30 a.m. local time of "hundreds of sheep walking loose down Martínez de Velasco Avenue."

Policía Local Huesca / Via Facebook: plhuesca

Police posted video of the mutton march on its YouTube and Facebook pages, which have collectively gained more than 46,000 views.

View this video on YouTube

youtube.com / Via Web Informativa Policia Local Huesca

People were totally enthralled by the whole scene calling the fleet of sheep "graceful" and beautiful.

Policía Local Huesca / Via Facebook: plhuesca
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"Good morning neighbors," said one person who shared the video. "Tonight we came for a visit."

Policía Local Huesca / Via Facebook: plhuesca

Some people said the sheep may have just been confused about election day. Spain's general elections will be held on June 26.

Policía Local Huesca / Via Facebook: plhuesca

Other people simply said, "This is #Huesca."

Policía Local Huesca / Via Facebook: plhuesca

Huesca local police said after a few minutes they were able to find the shepherd who gathered the herd and redirected them to the area where they escaped earlier.

Web Informativa Policia Local Huesca / Via youtube.com
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