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Massachusetts School Using Pregnant Sheep to Cut Grass on Tricky Terrain

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By Nichole Berlie

UMass Lowell is welcoming some four-legged temporary employees. One hundred-twenty sheep are now on campus, essentially moving the lawn. "Basically they're helping us deal with the challenging areas where you can't put a mower, steep slopes, real rough vegetation, things like that," says Eric Shaw of UMass Lowell Facilities Management. See the full video.