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  1. #1
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    The Pig Olympics!

    When you go to this link be sure to click on the slideshow.

    http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmp...a_pig_olympics

    Crowds Drawn to Pig Olympics in China

    SHANGHAI, China - These pigs run, jump and swim almost anything but fly. Thousands of Shanghai residents have turned out to a city park to watch a herd of pigs compete in what organizers are calling the "Pig Olympics."


    AP Photo
    Slideshow: Pig Olympics


    They run over hurdles, jump through hoops, dive and swim in shows twice a day, according to the Shanghai Daily newspaper.


    The pigs, a midget species from Thailand, begin training soon after birth and can start performing after they are 12 months old.


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  2. #2
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    Oh, they are so cute. The LA county fair has pot belly pig races and you can bet on the pigs, if your pig wins you get a lb. of bacon. They are supposed to be very smart and you can potty train them.