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Sarah "Sizzling Yoga Pants" Belle gets Nerdy About Wet Sheep

Does the wool on a sheep get really heavy when it’s wet?

Wool can absorb nearly one third its own weight in moisture – that’s why there’s no such thing as a woollen bikini – because you’d need steel reinforcing to keep such a bikini where it needs to be. So are the poor buggers (the sheep) struggling to stay upright under the weight? Perhaps that’s why some of them seem to have a permanent lean to one side. After all, they do have such skinny little legs. So next time I get stuck in the rain and my clothes are saturated, I am going to thank the good lord I’m not a sheep (or wearing a woollen bikini).