By Isabelle Stackpool For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 06:00 BST, 24 September 2020 | Updated: 06:00 BST, 24 September 2020
A New Zealand shearer has discovered a huge fluffy sheep - dubbed Shrek 2 - living next to his station.
Rob Faulkner, who works at Wairakaia Station on the North Island, said the wild sheep had avoided shearing for about five years by living in a nearby forestry block.
'Every attempt we made in the past to muster the animal failed. Over time sheep like it become a bit feral and get very cunning,' Mr Faulkner told The Gisborne Herald.
A New Zealand farmer discovered a massive sheep named Shrek 2 (pictured) that had been living in a forest block next to his station and avoided being shorn for five years
Shrek 2 was named after another New Zealand ram named Shrek (pictured) who was discovered with a record breaking 27kg fleece in 2004 and gained international fame
Shrek 2 was named after a Merino that gained international fame in 2004 after he was found on New Zealand's South Island with a fleece around 27kgs.
Mr Faulkner said he was in awe when he first discovered the enormous sheep.
'A few weeks