A sheep dances proudly in his southwestern landscape, until one day his wool is sheared and he is left naked. He's depressed and shy, until a cheerful jackalope comes along and shows him how to leap proudly and not to be ashamed.

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In the not too distant past, a lamb lives in the desert plateau just below the snow line. He is proud of how bright and shiny his coat of wool is, so much so that it makes him want to dance, which in turn makes all the other creatures around him also want to dance. His life changes when one spring day he is captured, his wool shorn, and thrown back out onto the plateau all naked and pink. But a bounding jackalope who wanders by makes the lamb look at life a little differently in seeing that there is always something exciting in life to bound about. Written by Huggo

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Animators nicknamed the rock where the sheep lived the "Guggenheim Rock" due to its similarity to the Guggenheim Museum in New York (designed by Frank Lloyd Wright). See more »

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Narrator: Now in this world of ups and downs, so nice to know there are Jackalopes around.
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Nice Pixar short
17 May 2005 | by (The Hague, Netherlands) – See all my reviews

'Boundin'' is not as good or funny as Pixar's 'For the Birds' or 'Mike's New Car', but it is charming in its own little way. It tells about a proud sheep who becomes shy when he is shaved, suddenly naked, one day. A jackalope hops along and explains to the sheep he can still be proud, all he has to do is bounce and not care about other opinions. The sheep takes the advice.

This nice short shows events, but we also hear them. The story is narrated (by Bud Luckey) in a fun way, making it sound like poetry. The animation, as expected from Pixar, is beautiful and although it does not make you laugh that much you will have a big smile on your face the entire time. See it for for entertaining minutes.


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