Hundreds of sheep cause traffic jam

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Hundreds of sheep caused a traffic alert in Colorado.
 
The Colorado Department of Transportation released video of the incident in Windsor which is north of Denver.
 
Officials say about 500 sheep escaped from their pens Wednesday and it took about 15 minutes for them to be rounded up.
 
Baaaaad traffic near Windsor

If ewe were stuck in traffic on SH257 north of Windsor this morning, this is why. About 500 sheep were on the lamb after escaping their pens. It took about 15 minutes to gather up the "ram"bunctious critters. Fleece Navidad!

Posted by Colorado Department of Transportation on Tuesday, December 8, 2015
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