Baa Baa Black Sheep, Have You Any Wool?

“Yes sir, yes sir, Three bags full.

One point five for my Master, One point one for my Dame, Four tenths for the little boy, who lives in the Lane.”

Over the past few decades, evidence has quietly built up that sheep are anything but stupid. It now turns out that the humble domestic sheep can pass a psychological test that monkeys struggle with, and which is so sensitive it is used to look for neurological decline in human patients.

Zoologger: The sharpest mind in the farmyard – environment – 09 February 2011 – New Scientist

Note: New Scientist irregularly requires registration.



Extracted from free sheep sheet music here:

Bach, Johann Sebastian


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