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Trapped Sheep Saved in West Iceland

By Iceland Review

Six sheep, which had been trapped since last fall on a mountain near Ólafsvík on Snaefellsnes peninsula, west Iceland, were finally saved on Sunday by members of the search and rescue association Snaebjörg from the Snaefellsbaer municipality.

Local farmers had made several failed attempts to recover their sheep, Fréttabladid reports.

According to one of their owners Margrét Thorláksdóttir, the sheep are in surprisingly good condition; they don’t seem to have suffered from their stay on the mountain. “It is a great relief. I was getting pretty worried knowing that my animals were roaming outside.”

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