Amazing Pig Facts

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1. Pigs can become alcoholics.
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2. It is physically impossible for pigs to look up into the sky.
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3. The oldest pig in the world lived to the age of 68.
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4. Pigeons share the human ability to organize.
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5. To help pigs from getting bored and biting one another before slaughter, a video game was developed.
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6. Brown eyes actually have blue pigment underneath them, and there is a procedure that can turn brown eyes permanently blue.
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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.
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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.
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9. In 1386, a pig was publicly executed for killing a child.
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10. Factory farmed pigs are sent to slaughter after just six months of life.
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11. People with brown eyes actually have blue eyes underneath the brown pigment.
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12. In the Bahamas, pigs swim: they doggy paddle up to boats in hope of getting tasty snacks
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13. A typical slaughterhouse kills up to 1,100 pigs every hour.
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14. A pig's orgasms lasts 30 minutes.
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15. There are birth control pills for pigeons and geese.
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16. Pigeons remember humans by face. Chase one away and it will avoid you during later encounters.

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