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Sheep Counting

Australian's love to watch and play sport, and a recent addition to the sporting calendar is the sheep counting competition. This has to be something to put you to sleep! This contest was held for the first time in 2006.

The rules of this contest are quite simple - about 400 sheep make a mad dash past ten competitors, who will try to count them accurately. The jackaroo who makes the most accurate estimate as to the real number of sheep wins.

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