New Kind of Shepherd Rules over Hawkes Bay Sheep Station

This photograph of sheep waiting to be shorn taken by Grant Sheehan has featured on the social network site Dronestagram. Sheehan captured the shot with a drone, which he flew over Kereru Sheep Station in Hawkes Bay.

“In the gaze of its ovine inhabitants, we glimpse their dim recognition that a new sort of shepherd has arisen,” the New York Times describes.

Original article by The New York Times, June 5, 2015.

Photo by Grant Sheehan.


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Lucky Planet Hunters Discover Super-Earth

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