Swiss police are investigating after a flock of 90 sheep vanished from a remote Alpine pasture - for the second time.
It is the second time in a year that the flock has vanished, leaving no traces of their whereabouts.
After the first time, farmer Silvano Bacciarini, from the Magadino plain in Tessin, had to buy entirely new animals.
A baffled police spokesman admitted: "The only way to the pasture is by a remote track - the sheep were not driven away as there was no foot prints, nor was a lorry driven to the meadow.
"Yet we searched by helicopter and there is no sign of the animals anywhere."
Well, even extra-terrestrials get hungry (c:
Aliens blamed for fires
An Italian investigation into a series of unexplained fires in fridges, televisions and mobile phone is blaming aliens.
I rest my case ...