potbellied pig


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potbellied pig

n.
Any of several types of dwarf pig originally bred in Southeast Asia, having a saddle-shaped back and usually black or black-and-white coloration, introduced into North America as pets in the 1980s. Also called Vietnamese potbellied pig.
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A couple in Pennsylvania are willing to part with a handful of $100 bills if anybody finds their missing potbellied pig and brings it back.
A council spokesman said: day that the council gets a call about a found potbellied pig.
The silver in her hair darkens, and her Potbellied pig rolls on the bricks in the sun.
A pregnant potbellied pig and a dying woman are at the heart of this novel about birth, death, and the power of love.
Potbellied pig, Meeka is kept indoors, has a zebra-skin bed, pink-painted trotters, daily massages and a Hollywood diet.
Continuing the kosher tradition started last year by the late Piggy Sue, an 18-year-old potbellied pig that died earlier this year, Wilbur, also a potbellied pig, will make his public debut as this year's parade mascot.
A MOTHER and daughter who caused unnecessary suffering to a potbellied pig which later died have been banned for life from keeping the animals, the RSPCA said yesterday.
Despite a cost of several thousand dollars each, the Vietnamese potbellied pig became America's gotta have one fad.
I began tying up Pot Belly Pigs - they got the name because the angler who invented them used bristles from a Vietnamese potbellied pig - with wild boar bristles for the first time this season.
14) In one demonstration, within 30 seconds, a potbellied pig discovered a small box containing marijuana wrapped in canvas cloth.
GEORGE Clooney is in mourning for his potbellied pig Max.
She is a Vietnamese potbellied pig and is described by her carers as "really sweet".