A CURIOUS sheep got itself in a pickle when it fell into a river at a golf course in Bucks.

Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service managed to help the sheep out of the water from the River Great Ouse.

Two fire crews attended, one from Buckingham and one from Kidlington to help the farm animal out of the water.

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The incident was reported in Tingewick Road, Radclive yesterday evening (May 12). 

Firefighters used water rescue equipment, including an inflatable rescue path.

The sheep managed to get out of the water and into the dry.