Frantic callers to the council thought real green sheep were wandering across the busy roundabout.Should've gone to Specsavers...
A spokeswoman for West Sussex County Council said: “They were painted bright green so that they were not mistaken for the real thing.
“However, because some motorists have expressed concerns that the sheep are real we have put temporary roadwork barriers around them.”
When the flock of woolly munchers first appeared under the flyover on November 24 confused local councillors said they had no idea where they had come from.I seem to have missed this Great Sheep Hunt somehow! Manwiddecombe has actually seen the chartreuse ovines...
The Argus launched a search for the mystery shepherds responsible.
Suspicious readers ‘grassed up’ workmen sending in pictures of the critters being delivered.
West Sussex County Council later revealed the greedy grazers had arrived as part of a roundabout sponsorship scheme to promote the South Downs National Park.Now bill them for the cost of having to fence in the 'sheep'!