Nelson, a three-week-old lamb, is being bottle-fed by a a farmer in Nottinghamshire, after his mother rejected him following a brutal attack where his ears were cut off.
The RSPCA has described the attack as 'absolutely horrific'.
The RSPCA has launched an investigation after a three week old lamb had it's ears cut off.
The lamb which has been named Nelson was attacked in a field at Highthorn Farm near Gotham in Nottinghamshire.
As a result of its injuries, the lamb had been abandoned by it's mother. Luckily Nelson had been accepted by a surrogate ewe, and is also being bottle fed.