Farm sanctuary

Sheep found tied in Brooklyn park, rescued

March 22, 2019 - 2:29 pm

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A male sheep was rescued Friday morning by Farm Sanctuary after being found soaking wet and tied to a tree in a Brooklyn park.

NYPD received a call, alerting them about a sheep that was tethered to a tree in Coney Island Creek Park.

Police officials were able to corral the animal into a truck and transport him to Animal Care Centers of NYC in Upper Manhattan.

The sheep will be taken to Cornell University’s Nemo Farm Animal Hospital for a full medical exam before heading to Farm Sanctuary’s 300-acre Watkins Glen shelter for abused and neglected farm animals.

It is unknown where the animal came from.

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The sheep is the latest in a string of farm animals that have been rescued in the NYC area.   

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