В 1920-х и 1930-х годов, овцы обычно водились в Лондонских парках, чтобы держать под присмотром газон и снизить затраты на косилки. Пастухи соревновались за право выпаса стада на полях Гайд-парка, Кенсингтонского сада, Клэпхэма и других пасбищь вокруг города.

Хотя эти шерстистые газонокосилки в конечном итоге были отстранены от выпаса в городе в конце 1950-х годов, в последнее время они вернулись. В 2010 году, овцы были введены в качестве эко-альтернативы газонокосилки.

November 1926:  An orderly flock of sheep walking  along the Kingsway in London. One independent animal prefers the pavement.  (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

A flock of sheep on the Strand, London, 1926-1927. From Wonderful London, volume II, edited by Arthur St John Adcock, published by Amalgamated Press (London, 1926-1927). (Photo by The Print Collector/Print Collector/Getty Images)

December 1928:  A flock of sheep hold up traffic in the Aldwych, London.  (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

UNITED KINGDOM - APRIL 01:  A flock of Highland sheep arrived in Hyde Park today to graze during the summer.  (Photo by Planet News Archive/SSPL/Getty Images)

A flock of 600 sheep being led down Piccadilly at six o'clock in the morning, from Hyde Park to Green Park, London.   (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

13th April 1931:  A policeman supervises a herd of sheep in the street which are being transferred from Hyde Park to Green Park in London .  (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

28th October 1933:  Motorists slowing down to allow a sheep to cross a road in Hyde Park, London.  (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

30th June 1936:  A flock of sheep by the Serpentine in Hyde Park, London.  (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

1937:  Sheep being herded along Queen Victoria Street, east London.  (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

July 1924, London, England, UK --- Waterloo Bridge Open to Traffic --- Image by © Hulton-Deutsch Collection/CORBIS

A flock of sheep winds its way along the shores of the Serpentine in Hyde Park after their morning pasture, London, England, May 1933. (Photo by Underwood Archives/Getty Images)

16th March 1938:  Hyde Park's own shepherd taking his sheep along the Serpentine pathway to new grazing ground elsewhere in the park. His dog has taken to the water to stop the sheep from swimming off.  (Photo by George W. Hales/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

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