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Homesick pigs swim a mile across the sea

Posted on Tuesday, 26 July, 2011 | Comment icon 11 comments | News tip by: Still Waters


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Two Tamworth boars were filmed swimming a mile across the ocean in the north-west of Scotland.

Not content to graze on an uninhabited island the pigs decided to swim home after being left for only one day. 'We put them out at 6pm on the Thursday evening and on Friday about 8pm I got a call to say "Your piglets have just swam back home"' said owner James Cameron.

"Pigs can't fly - but this pair of homesick Tamworth boar crosses can certainly swim."

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Comment icon #2 Posted by Spectre1979 on 26 July, 2011, 22:15
Haha well done piggies!
Comment icon #3 Posted by Alienated Being on 26 July, 2011, 23:25
Pigs are smart.
Comment icon #4 Posted by xXHellkittiesXx on 26 July, 2011, 23:39
And delicious.
Comment icon #5 Posted by Capt Snowflake on 27 July, 2011, 9:01
What is it with Tamworth pigs? Remember the Tamworth Two? http://www.pighealth.com/reviews/tamworth.htm
Comment icon #6 Posted by Taut on 28 July, 2011, 5:18
It's a brave, bold new piggy world they's after!!! Kewl! And soon they'll both have 3 legs, cause you just can't eat a pig that good all at once!
Comment icon #7 Posted by Mistydawn on 31 July, 2011, 8:58
That is truly incredible!!! They actually swam across the loch! Awesome!!
Comment icon #8 Posted by slowfade on 31 July, 2011, 15:46
What is it with Tamworth pigs? Remember the Tamworth Two? http://www.pighealth.com/reviews/tamworth.htm I remember those two - they became real celebrities! And as for these swimming pigs, swimming that far is quite an achievement. I'm not sure I could do it, so respect to them!
Comment icon #9 Posted by Valiant on 2 August, 2011, 18:46
Lol that is amazing.
Comment icon #10 Posted by Robbie333 on 2 August, 2011, 18:48
Put them in the next Olympics, LOL. You go piggys !!! You rock !!!
Comment icon #11 Posted by Spid3rCyd3 on 3 August, 2011, 14:13
I bet they were pretty lean by the time they got there, probly even more tasty by then.


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