Japanese fooled in poodle scam* They discovered the scam when the “dogs” shrunk after being left out in the rain.
UPDATE: The wool was pulled over my eyes. I was fleeced. It’s shear nonsense. Snopes.com debunks the sheep-poodle story here: http://www.snopes.com/critters/lurkers/poodlesheep.asp
Too bad that such a mother lode of puns aint’ real.