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Toddlers single-handedly shepherds a flock of sheep in their pen

‘It functions!’ Delighted toddler shepherds single-handedly put a flock of sheep in their pen in adorable images

  • Daniel Willard, from Norfolk, teaches his daughter how to herd a flock of sheep
  • Daughter Isabelle runs up to the animals and watches as they disperse
  • Within seconds she herds the sheep into their cage while her father watches

This is the comical moment when a delighted toddler effortlessly herds a flock of sheep into their pen while her father watches in awe.

Daniel Willard, from Norfolk, had taught his two-year-old daughter Isabelle how to surround the flock of sheep when she decided to run and take charge.

The eager toddler was able to herd the sheep into their pen in seconds before excitedly shouting to her father, “It works!”

Father Daniel Willard, from Norfolk, watches his two-year-old daughter Isabelle tending the sheep

Father Daniel Willard, from Norfolk, watches his two-year-old daughter Isabelle tending the sheep

The toddler runs towards the animals

The toddler runs towards the animals

The child sees the sheep walking to their pen

The child sees the sheep walking to their pen

The toddler runs to the flock of sheep and watches as they begin to walk to the pen

During the clip, the young girl runs to the herd and watches as they begin to disperse.

She begins to lead them to the pen as her father shouts, “Isabelle! Isabelle, that’s enough! ‘

The toddler ignores Mr. Willard’s instructions and continues to encourage the herd to enter their pen, while her father says, “Come this way. Isabelle you hooligan you! ‘

As the sheep slowly enter their pen, Mr. Willard shares his surprise at his daughter’s abilities.

He says, ‘She puts them in the cage. They sure go. It functions! Get the gate. Everything in.’

Isabelle stands near the sheep while the animals slowly make their way in

Isabelle stands near the sheep while the animals slowly make their way in

Isabelle stands near the sheep while the animals slowly make their way in

With the sheep in their fold, Mr. Willard praises his daughter's efforts and tells her to close the gate

With the sheep in their fold, Mr. Willard praises his daughter's efforts and tells her to close the gate

With the sheep in their fold, Mr. Willard praises his daughter’s efforts and tells her to close the gate

He then looks at his dog standing next to him and adds, “Me and Nell haven’t done anything.”

Mr. Willard later told Storyful, “She absolutely loves animals and being outdoors.

‘We have been very lucky with our way of life, especially this past year! Definitely not a kid indoors. ‘

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