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Friday, April 23, 2010
Is it a sheep? Or a pig? Perhaps: a shpig?
The mystery animal that had gotten the entire Internet buzzing is 100% swine. The Mangalitsa, native to Austria and Hungary, has a nice fuzzy coat to protect it against those harsh European winters. It is not the result of any hybrid experiments or fancy genetic engineering. Providing less meat than ordinary pigs, the Mangalitsa have become relatively rare.