Friday, May 01, 2009

SWINE: OTHER VIEWS

Due to the emerging flu epidemic, pigs are surely receiving a bad rap. And now it's turning ugly and political. In a move described by the U.N. as "a horrible mistake", Egypt has begun to slaughter its pigs. Apparently, the underlying political motive is that the pig herders are Christians.

So, perhaps it's time to re-run another view of pigs. In the slideshow below, young Paz (Peace) is getting her first views of pigs in Amazónia (in Pando, Bolivia).



And here is an innovative youtube pig adventure



and treehugger found this one...

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"What not to do." Unknown photographer.

And from boingboing

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