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Réttir: The annual sheep round-ups begin

yesterday, 17:53 GMT One of Iceland's oldest cultural traditions is the annual sheep round up in September, an event called Réttir.

"They just look hopefully up at the drone hoping to be rescued."

Farmer pleads for rescue of sheep stranded in steep cliffs

13 Jul A ewe and her lamb are stuck on a ledge on high cliffs at Reynivellirin South Iceland. There's no way of getting to the animals who will eventually starve to death.

Einhyrningur is slim, and not good for breeding according to his owner.

Iceland Unicorn might go to the slaughterhouse

26 Apr The ram Einhyrningur, Unicorn, got famous overnight, for his one stoutly horn standing up from its forehead. Einhyrningur is not built for breeding and the farmer that owns him plans to send him to the slaughterhouse next autumn.

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