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25 Weird animal facts about pigs

Animal facts about pigs 1 Out of 2 billion pigs in the world, only one is in Afghanistan. Tweet This


Animal facts about pigs 2Until the very end of 20th century they would feed pigs with cannabis in Bhutan. Tweet This



Pigs have 44 teeth. Tweet This



Animal facts about pigs 4Pig skin is great for practicing tattoos, being similar to human skin. Tweet This


pigfacts5Pigs have 4 toes on each hoof, but use only half of them to walk. Tweet This


pigfacts6Pig is part of the Chinese zodiac, believed to bring fortune and happiness. Tweet This


pigfacts7Not all pigs have curly tails. Tweet This


pigfacts8Pigs like being clean, never establishing toilet area close to where they lie and eat. Tweet This


pigfacts9Pigs have a remarkable sense of smell and are used to locate truffles. Tweet This


pigfacts10There are many documented stories of pigs that saved human lives. Tweet This


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pigfacts11Words pig, hog and swine are used regardless of gender. Tweet This



pigfacts12Piglets respond to their names at age of 20 days. Tweet This


pigfacts13Pigs were successfully used against Hannibal’s war elephants. A pig shrieking can freak out any elephant. Tweet This


pigfacts14Pigs are not too much different from us genetically. Thus transplantation of pig heart valves is possible. Tweet This


pigfacts15Words sucker, weaner, baconer, porker, chopper, sow, boar, piglet and stag all refer to pigs. Tweet This


pigfacts16Sow’s pregnancy lasts 114 days and it can give birth to between 7 and 12 piglets, two times per year. Tweet This


pigfacts17Pigs are quite intelligent and learn tricks faster than dogs. Tweet This


pigfacts18Pigs have a vast field of vision, but can’t look up. Tweet This


pigfacts19Pigs’ intelligence is inferior only to some apes, dolphins and elephants. Tweet This


pigfacts20Pigs communicate with each other grunting. Tweet This


pigfacts21There is a word to designate a litter of piglets – a farrow. Tweet This


Animal facts about pigs 22A piglet weighs about 3 pounds (1.5 kg) at birth and two times more a week later. Tweet This


Animal facts about pigs 23Pigs have no sweat glands and roll around in the mud to lower their body temperature. Tweet This


Animal facts about pigs 24Pigs swim just fine and would eagerly prefer water to mud. Tweet This


Animal facts about pigs 25Pigs run at speed 11.5 mph (almost 20 km/h). Tweet This

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