Wandering Seattle goat, er, sheep back with owner
Police spokesman Jonah Spangenthal-Lee conceded Wednesday that police provided what he called "some baaaaaaahd information" when they identified the critter found wandering a Seattle neighborhood as a goat.
The Seattle Animal Shelter's Don Baxter said the full-sized male animal with curved horns is actually a sheep -- and has been reunited with its owner.
Baxter said the owner lives outside Seattle and had asked a south Seattle friend to watch the sheep, but the animal escaped from a yard. An officer on patrol Sunday morning spotted the wanderer. The sheep was loaded into a patrol car and taken to the shelter.
The sheep owner collected the animal Wednesday, paying an impound and microchipping fee of about $75.
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