But worse than stupidity, is cowardice. Take this sheepdog, for example. His raison d'être (according to humans at least) is to bully sheep. To scare them into their pens like a prowling wolf.
He's dropped the ball on that.
Ci, the Border Collie, has developed a fear of sheep making him truly woeful at his day job. The four-year-old, rather upsettingly, developed his fear of sheep when owner Jane Lippington placed him in their field as a puppy.
And to think, all of those poor piglets that are out there unemployed...
Via The Telegraph