Video: Confused sheep that think they are a different animal

Sheep are not renowned for being the most intelligent animals and can even get confused about their identity. Watch as these sheep adopt the role of another species.

If you ever want some political advice, round up a flock of sheep and get them to answer the questions.

Check out the response this New Zealand farmer got when he did just that.

Billy, a Merino cross South Down, lives and runs with a small mob of mixed cows and has grown up to believe he is one of them.

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Being raised with dogs means this pet lamb now thinks he’s one of the pack and especially enjoys playtime with his canine friends.

Six-month-old Lleyn Jack is so sure he is a canine that he fetches sticks, wears a collar and a lead, jumps up on his hind legs, and even tries to bark.

Owners Alison Sinstadt, 48, and her partner Simon Sherwin, 50, say Jack doesn’t even recognise his own species and tries to herd sheep when he is put in the field with the rest of the flock.

The sheep in this video tries to teach his bovine field mate the art of head butting.

Orphaned as a lamb, this pet enjoys hanging with his puppy friends.

This pet lamb has the run of the house and clearly understands human commands… well, most of them.

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