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Picture of a herd of merino sheep wearing blue plastic coats to protect their wool
April 4, 2022

Wool Coats

The cover story of the May 1988 issue was all about the long and global history of wool. In this photo, merino sheep in Canberra, Australia, wear woven plastic coats to protect their precious wool.
Photograph by Cary Wolinsky, Nat Geo Image Collection
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