This is truly cool. Like the finely honed team they are, these working dogs in New Zealand gather, move, and split their herd of sheep as they head into Rainbow Station in the Marlborough Region for shearing.
Dogs Herding a Symphony of Sheep
The drone camera gives a fascinating new perspective of the sheep, which move like a school of fish might. Fun fact: sheep have a 300-degree field of vision, so they can see alongside and behind themselves without needing to turn their heads.
This video was filmed on the northern tip of this island nation’s South Island, in an area known not only for its sheep but also for its world-class wines. In fact, you can buy wine from the area with labels like “Counting Sheep,” “3 Wooly Sheep,” and “The Little Sheep.”