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‘Campaign For Wool’ Brings Sheep To Bryant Park

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Who says New York City lacks wildlife?

A flock of thirty sheep were spotted in Bryant Park on Wednesday as part of Prince Charles’ “The Campaign for Wool,” a move to promote the environmental benefits of wool.

1010 WINS Reporter Eileen Lehpamer was on the scene…


More Photos: ‘Campaign For Wool’ Brings Sheep To Bryant Park

The “Wool Uncovered” promotional event was held in Bryant Park on 42nd Street and Sixth Avenue, with craft demonstrations, grazing sheep, and wool products.

photo4 Campaign For Wool Brings Sheep To Bryant Park

(credit : Eileen Lehpamer/1010WINS)

Even the water in the park’s fountain was replaced by spools of wool yarn.

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Prince Charles’ wool activism began several years ago. It was originally sparked by his reaction to the news that the world’s sheep population was declining.

Do you think the move to bring sheep to Bryant Park was a good way to get the point across? Sound off below!