When Kristin Hartness and Jay Yontz got Ziggy, an advertised teacup pig, they were told he would stay small. Now, 5 years later their beloved pig weights about 250 pounds! Ziggy has always lived inside with them, but a pig that size proves to be difficult when trying to find homes to rent. They lived comfortably in the Virgin Island's but were forced to move out when the house was sold.
The $1,600 mini pigs are created using gene-editing techniques and cloning.
When we grow up, we want to travel as much as this lucky pig.
Many animal welfare groups have long encouraged potential pig purchasers not to buy teacups, despite how appealing their
Furthermore, if you are interested in getting a pet, consider adoption by checking out your local shelter, or Petfinder.com
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