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pigs are social, playful, protective animals who bond with each other, make nests, relax in the sun, and cool off in the mud.
2018/02/13 06:54
Pigs have been documented showing empathy for other pigs who are happy or distressed
2018/02/13 06:54
Pigs have very long memories. Dr. Stanley Curtis, formerly of Penn State University, put a ball, a Frisbee, and a dumbbell in front of several pigs and was able to teach them to jump over, sit next to, or fetch any of the objects when asked to, and they could distinguish between the objects three years later.
2018/02/13 06:54
Pigs have been known to save the lives of others, including their human friends
2018/02/13 06:56
, a pig who saved a young boy from drowning; Spammy, who led firefighters to a burning shed to save her calf friend Spot; and Lulu, who found help for her human companion, who had collapsed from a heart attack. A pig named Tunia chased away an intruder, and another, named Mona, held a fleeing suspect’s leg until the police arrived.
2018/02/13 06:57