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Animal Corner – The Vietnamese Potbelly Pig

Everyone is familiar with the standard pig found on farms across America, but did you know that the Vietnamese potbelly pig belongs to the same species?  These guys, however, have been bred to have certain characteristics, giving them their trademark look.  The average between 100 to 200 pounds and they stand just 16 to 20 inches tall. Native to Vietnam, these guys are popular as pets because they tend to…

Animal Corner – The Vietnamese Potbelly Pig

[caption id="attachment_2187" align="alignleft" width="229"] Credit: Angeles[/caption] Vietnamese potbelly pigs belong to the same species as the pigs typically found on farms across America. These guys, however, have been bred to have certain characteristics. The average between 100 to 200 pounds and they stand just 16 to 20 inches tall. Native to Vietnam, these guys are have become popular as pets because they tend to be smart, easy to train and…