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Silenced by the Lambs 
1999 Darwin Award Nominee
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(28 January 1999, England) A flock of sheep charged a well-meaning British farmer's wife and pushed her over a cliff to her death. Betty, 67, was charged by dozens of sheep after she brought them a bale of hay on the back of a power bike. The sheep rushed forward and rammed the vehicle, knocking Betty and her bike over the edge of a vacant quarry near Durham. "I saw the sheep surround the bike. The next thing she was tumbling down the incline," a neighbor told reporters. Her husband is being comforted by friends.

Bleating and Babbling, they fell on his neck with a scream.
Wave upon wave of demented avengers
March cheerfully out of obscurity into the dream.
--Sheep by Pink Floyd

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