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Shrek: The sheep, the fundraiser, the book

Wednesday 27 Oct 2010 4:13 p.m.

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He's been a global TV star, a networker, a brand builder, a fundraiser extraordinaire, a companion and now a retired high country icon.

He's a sheep. His name is Shrek.

Six years ago he was all anyone was talking about - the woolly hermit merino found on a central Otago sheep farm. Unshorn for five years, there was 27 kilograms of wool on his back.

When it came off, the pictures were beamed live on CNN and the BBC.

Today, Shrek is due for another appointment with the hairdresser, which could be his last...

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