Sheep have never looked quite this good folks. As we enter the final 10 day countdown to the Chinese New Year, we here at 500px are heralding the Year of the Sheep the only way we know how: with un’bleat’ably beautiful photos of sheep.

From the adorable to the awe-inspiring (yes, apparently photos of sheep can be awe-inspiring when done right), we guarantee these are the most beautiful 41 photos of sheep you’ll see today… hands down:

If you’re in the mood for even more sheep images, click here. And if you’re looking for some sheep photos to license for your Year of the Sheep-appropriate campaign, check out the selection on 500px Prime.