To help airline passengers deal with travel anxiety, San Francisco International Airport has hired the nation’s first airport therapy pig. LiLou wears costumes and performs tricks to help travelers calm down before boarding their flights.
A pig named Lulu saved her owner’s life while the woman was having a heart attack. The pig heard the cries of pain, forced her way out of the yard, ran into the road and ‘played dead’ to stop the traffic. A driver stopped, the pig led him to the trailer, he heard the woman and called 911.
A pig in Australia stole 18 beers from a campsite, got drunk, and then tried to fight a cow, resulting in the cow chasing the pig around a car.
Parts of India have “pig toilets” in which human feces are fed to pigs and the pigs are later eaten. This poses some health concerns.
European regulations require that pig farmers provide mentally-stimulating activity for their pigs in order to reduce boredom.
In the Bahamas, pigs swim: they doggy paddle up to boats in hope of getting tasty snacks.
Pigs cant look up at the sky.