They’re adorable, aren’t they?  

Unfortunately, the irresistible cuteness of the mini-pig has gotten them into a bit of a pickle.  When they grow to be larger than promised, mini-pigs are often euthanized or end up in shelters that are not properly equipped to handle their size.

To learn more, check out this great article, The Big Problem With Mini-Pigs, courtesy of National Geographic.

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