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Vol. 1 Iss. 2

  • Scotland's North Ronaldsay Sheep are often referred to as those "seaweed eating sheep." But the island's wooly history took an unusual turn with the installation of a spinning mill in a decommissioned lighthouse.

    For years, a colored Angora goat would be quickly culled from the herd. But handspinners and dedicated farmers have brought them back from the brink.

    At age 90, Water Pack is having his first kids! Discover the extraordinary life of this goat farmer in Lagunitas, California.

    Fibers/Animals: Camel, Angora, Cashmere, Wool, Mohair, Llama, Alpaca, Sheep, Cats, Colored Angora Goats, Cashmere Goats; French, English, Giant and German Angora Rabbits

    Places: Texas; New Hampshire; San Francisco, California; Waldoboro, Maine; North Ronaldsay, Scotland; Ankara, Turkey; Maine

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