Stranded Sheep Shot Dead As Rescue Bid Fails
12:04pm UK, Tuesday July 28, 2009
A sheep stranded on a cliff-face near Whitby has been shot dead after a rescue bid failed.
The ewe attracted the attention of locals near Whitby
The RSPCA feared the animal could bolt and injure those trying to save her.
She had been stuck half way down the 220-foot cliffs between Whitby and Robin Hoods Bay for several weeks.
RESCUERS WERE LATER TREATED TO A NICE BARBECUE.