M is for a mob of sheep . . . or maa
- A group of sheep is called a mob. (More specifically, a mob of sheep is “a group or cohort of sheep of the same breed that have run together under similar environmental conditions since the previous shearing.”)
- In New Zealand, a mob of sheep is moved with dogs, most often sheep dogs and
- It’s not uncommon in certain parts of the country to turn a corner on the road only to discover the road is blocked by a mob of sheep.
Posted for the AtoZ challenge 2016.
Have you ever been stopped on the road by a mob of sheep?
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