When a South Australian man laid eyes on Joey the “unicorn” sheep he knew he couldn’t let such a uncommon animal find yourself on somebody’s dinner plate.
Michael Foster is a inventory agent however in all his years being round sheep he had by no means seen something like Joey, he advised Seven.
The bizarre sheep has a horn rising from the center of his head, making him appear to be a unicorn.
Joey’s legendary look comes from certainly one of his horns not absolutely creating, making one much more outstanding than the opposite.
“I believed it may need been a joke to begin with, however I believed, ‘yeah it appears like a unicorn’,” he advised the information station.
“To the very best of our information, it’s the just one in Australia.”
When Mr. Foster discovered Joey he was destined for the barbecue however he knew this sheep was particular and needed to be saved.
So, in true Aussie type, Mr. Foster provided up two cartons of beer and received to take Joey residence.
The unicorn sheep now lives as a beloved pet on Mr. Foster’s property in Burra.
Since being saved, Joey has grow to be fairly standard round city, with folks usually making feedback about his distinctive look.
For the second Joey is having fun with a quiet life working round with the remainder of the sheep, however Mr. Foster advised Seven he expects Joey will likely be a giant star quickly sufficient.
“We’ll break him in, take him to reveals and pageants, and who is aware of the place we are able to go, possibly Hollywood,” he mentioned.
“I’m certain the youngsters will get a giant kick out of patting a real-life unicorn, we would even do unicorn rides.”
This story initially appeared on information.com.au.