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- Pigs do not have functional sweat glands. They use water or mud for the purpose of staying cool in hot weather.
- A female pig is called a sow, while the male is called boar. The baby of a pig is called piglet.
- Pigs have such a well developed sense of smell that they can easily find things underground.
- Many experts consider pigs to be more trainable than dogs or cats.
- The largest pig till date was a Poland-China hog, named ‘Big Bill’. It weighed 2,552 lbs and had a height of 5 feet and a length of 9 feet.
- The scream of a frightened pig can measure 115 decibels, higher than the noise of a jet engine (113 decibels).
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