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Bristol's Aardman Animations have given fans a first look at their rather unusual Christmas special.
Shaun made his debut in Nick Park's A Close Shave in 1995. He's since gone on to star in his own TV series and his own movie. This summer Shaun statues could be seen all across Bristol and London as the Shaun in the City trail took to the streets. The Farmer's Llamas will be his first 30-minute special - and it's set to air this Christmas.
But true to form, Aardman haven't conformed to tradition. Reindeer have been replaced by Hector, Fernando and Raul - a flock of llamas who get tangled up in Shaun's adventures.
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Today is the final day to catch Bristol's Shaun in the City statues out in their natural habitat.
From tonight the 70 sculptures are off to pastures new - they'll be rounded up for two special exhibitions ahead of the charity auction in October, raising money for the Bristol Children's Hospital.
Despite being on course for the wettest August on record, these sheep seem to have been a real hit, and everyone's got a favourite.
We talked to those who braved the weather to have a last look at their Shauns:
Organisers say the trail has been a huge success. Here's the trail in numbers:
Shaun is so popular...he spans the age range. From young children through to Grandma and Granddad, we've had the whole family on the trail.
The sculptures will be auctioned off to raise money for The Grand Appeal, so Shaun's popularity could make a real difference:
Today's the last day you can see the 70 models that make up the Shaun in the City trail in Bristol.
Organisers say the sculptures have attracted hundreds of thousands of visitors, including many from overseas.
The figures are due to be auctioned off with proceeds going to Bristol Children's Hospital.
People have been out across Bristol taking their last opportunity to spot the city's 70 Shaun the Sheep sculptures.
The Shaun in the City trail will end 5pm tomorrow - but it seems to have been a success, despite the wet summer.
Organisers say the shaun in the city hashtag has been used 13,000 times.
The sculptures will be auctioned off to raise money for Bristol Children's Hospital.
It's official. Tickets for "The Great Sheep Round Up", the Shaun in the City exhibition, will be going back on sale at 1pm today, Thursday 27 August.
It comes after the website went down due to demand and technical issues.
Organisers have assured us that you will be able to get hold of them on their website.
We experienced a number of technical issues with the original ticketing website, and would like to thank Shaun fans and supporters for their patience and understanding while we resolved these.
We’d like to reassure everyone that there are still thousands of tickets remaining, with availability for sessions across all nine days of the exhibition. We are looking forward to welcoming visitors to see all 120 sculptures in one place for the very first time.
The exhibition will run from 12-20 September at The Mall at Cribbs Causeway and will feature all 120 Shaun in the City sculptures from both the London and Bristol trails.
The Bristol sculptures will be auctioned later this year to raise funds for The Grand Appeal, the Bristol Children’s Hospital Charity.
Bristol Dogs and Cats Home has taken one of their homeless dogs on an extra special long walk to try to get her adopted.
Staffordshire bull terrier Anne has been with the charity for the last eight months. So they've taken the three year-old to visit all 70 of the Shaun in the City sculptures around Bristol to help her find a "forever home."
We sent our "lead" correspondent Matthias Kurth to find out more.