Amazing Pig Facts
1. Pigs can become alcoholics.
2. It is physically impossible for pigs to look up into the sky.
3. The oldest pig in the world lived to the age of 68.
4. Pigeons share the human ability to organize.
5. To help pigs from getting bored and biting one another before slaughter, a video game was developed.
6. Brown eyes actually have blue pigment underneath them, and there is a procedure that can turn brown eyes permanently blue.
7. Pigeons can tell the difference between impressionist paintings by Monet and cubist works by Picasso. They can even tell when the Monets are hung upside down.
8. Pigs can learn to play video games with joysticks as fast as chimps, faster than a 3-year-old child and are better than both.
9. In 1386, a pig was publicly executed for killing a child.
10. Factory farmed pigs are sent to slaughter after just six months of life.
11. People with brown eyes actually have blue eyes underneath the brown pigment.
12. In the Bahamas, pigs swim: they doggy paddle up to boats in hope of getting tasty snacks
13. A typical slaughterhouse kills up to 1,100 pigs every hour.
14. A pig's orgasms lasts 30 minutes.
15. There are birth control pills for pigeons and geese.
16. Pigeons remember humans by face. Chase one away and it will avoid you during later encounters.
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