living off the fat of the New Zealand highlands for six years was no sweat for "Shrek, an escaped Merino ram—thanks to a coat that grew to 60 pounds. The beast was caught last April and shorn, live, on CNN, before Icebreaker, a New Zealand—based adventure-clothing company, made midlayers from the wool. "I've seen a lot of sheep in my time, but nothing like this, says Icebreaker CEO Jeremy Moon. "I was blown away. Even more surprising was the discovery of a family of French monoskiers bivouacking in the fleece; they'd been missing from Craigieburn since 1999.