Pigs are as smart as a three year old human
Pigs are omnivores – this means they eat both plants and meat
A pig’s snout has many uses – they use it to sniff, to dig and to communicate
Pigs can learn their own names in as little as two weeks!
Adult pigs can run as fast as 17 km/h
Pigs can’t sweat! Pigs have very few sweat glands, therefore it is important that they can cool themselves down by wallowing and seeking shade.
A pig's squeal can be as loud as 115 decibels – that’s louder than the sound of a plane!
Pigs have over 20 different sounds they make in order to communicate with one another
Pigs like very close social contact and will sleep nose to nose with one another
Studies have shown that pigs have dreams when they sleep, just like we do.
There is an island in the Bahamas full of wild pigs that love to swim in the ocean.
Pigs have a great sense of direction and have been known to find their way home from very long distances
Pigs are actually very clean animals and will not soil areas where they eat or sleep
Pigs have 15,000 taste buds! Us humans only have 9,000!
Pigs have four toes on each foot but only walk on two of them
Pigs make great pets for people with allergies as they have no fur
Pigs are easily trained to walk on a leash, use a litter box and do tricks