posted on Jul, 8 2005 @ 11:34 AM
Well iori, this is very funny to me.
From my knowledge, there is a special sense in animals that moves in flocks and herds that solitary animals dont have, this sense allows them to react
almost instantaneously as a herd rather than every sinlge individual acting seperately. Like when a group of deer are grazing, some of them on the
outer periphery usually watch for any danger while the animals at the center do not or cannot, so when one senses danger the rest follow almost
involuntarily. I read about this special behaviour somewhere, I cant recall what it is called though scientifically.
I think when one sheep leaped off the ledge then this was followed by other due to the special instint/sense I mentioned above.