32 days ago

The SPCA sheep are no longer under the watchful eye of Zeto the alpaca.

Carly Gooch Reporter from The Nelson Mail

Zeto was a common sighting while driving over Waimea Rd between Bishopdale and Stoke, but after more than 10 years of guarding his flock he has gone to the big paddock in the sky. After discovering Zeto had cancer, he was put down last month. He will be remembered by the team as quite a character. Did you spot him in the SPCA paddock?

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