hundrets of sheep Run in circles for 12 days in the Mongolian region, north of China. The phenomenon caused a surprise on social networks and went viral due to the mystery surrounding the images.
Corresponding people’s newspaper, the sheep were healthy and their behavior is unknown. The herd can be seen in the video go clockwisei.e. in a circle.
The owner of the flock, identified as Miao, said some sheep started the behavior and then the rest followed suit. It is a farm with 34 pens, but only in number 13 did this phenomenon occur.
Interviewed veterinarians from Molecare Farm Vets stated that the cause of the sheep’s behavior could not be precisely explained. However, they did not rule out that the animals are under the effects of the virus listeriosisa bacterial disease.
It is a disease that creates inflammation on one side of the brain, causing the sheep to run in circles or become paralyzed on the affected side in this case.
However, it is strange since animals are infected with the above bacterium lose their lives 24 or 48 hours after the first symptoms appear (anorexia, decay and disorientation). On this occasion, these sheep have been circling for more than 12 days.