ESPN's E:60 investigative arm has once again cracked the case, introducing the rest of the Western world—at least the part that doesn't read this fair website—to the phenomenon of mutton bustin'.

We've worked hard to establish Deadspin as the Worldwide Leader in pictures of little kids falling off racing sheep, but we always knew that someday the sport would outgrow us and eventually capture the hearts and minds of miniature rodeo fans everywhere. After all ... we never had the budget for a "mutton cam."

We're so proud of those little guys! The children too, I guess.

E:60 Mutton Bustin' [Full report @ ESPN]