11 Facts That Will Change How You View Pigs

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Pigs are surprisingly very high intelligent animals. If you have watched the movie Babe (1995), you know this is true. Read on the find out more about these adorable creatures.


1
Pigs are very clean animals. They keep their toilet area far away from where they lie down and eat.

2
Domestic pigs are very peaceful animals, rarely showing aggression.

3
The pig is the last of the 12 animals in the Chinese zodiac.

4
1.2 billion pigs were killed for food in year 2000.

5
Because baby pigs grow so quickly, 48 different pigs were used in the movie Babe (1995).

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Pigs are also known as hogs or swine. Male pigs of any age are called boars; female pigs are called sows.

7
In the wild, pigs eat everything from leaves, roots, and fruit to rodents and small reptiles.

8
Pigs are among the smartest of all domesticated animals and are even smarter than dogs.

9
The largest pig in the world Big Bill, weighs 2,552 lbs.

10
There are around 2 billion pigs in the world.

11
We are able to transplant pig heart valves into humans.