Gallery: Lord of the Rings Hobbiton Transformed Into Town for Sheep

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This morning, we're gushing over these adorable little lambs wandering around the idyllic rolling countryside of New Zealand. This beautiful setting is actually Hobbiton from the Lord of the Rings Trilogy which was shot on the Alexander Family Farm in Matamata. Bilbo and Frodo Baggins' home was buried in these hills but now the sheep have claimed them as their own, taking advantage of the underground earthen habitats.

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  3. Judy Blue October 12, 2011 at 11:44 am

    I wish I were a sheep! Idyllic setting.

  4. Max Richards March 19, 2011 at 5:00 am

    A valuable lesson should be learnt from rather amusing story and to give the animals their share of space. Another inspiring movement taken to protect the sparrows.For more information on this go to

  5. jvkautz March 18, 2011 at 2:13 pm

    It’s better than the Sackville Bagginses living in Bag End, that’s for sure.

  6. mike nemeth October 21, 2010 at 5:47 pm

    Great post. Almost iconic these days.

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