Rare woolly pigs – or sheep pigs –have been brought to the Essex Zoo to breed, to help stop the rare animals going extinct. They are officially known as Mangalitzas and are native to Austria and Hungary, but do have a genetic link to the Lincolnshire curly coat, which roamed British fields until they went extinct in 1972.

Woolly sheep pigs arrive at Essex zoo

Rare woolly pigs – or sheep pigs –have been brought to the Essex Zoo to breed, to help stop the rare animals going extinct. They are officially known as Mangalitzas and are native to Austria and Hungary, but do have a genetic link to the Lincolnshire curly coat, which roamed British fields until they went extinct in 1972.

Breeds of Cattle,Sheep and Pigs printed on A4 160g paper and laminated. size 8.5 x 12 inches. 21.5 x 30.5 cm

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Breeds of Cattle,Sheep and Pigs printed on A4 160g paper and laminated. size 8.5 x 12 inches. 21.5 x 30.5 cm

The Hungarian "sheep pig"  What the.... Never heard of this but now I've gotta see one.....  - hungarians says: its the best domestic-animal ever - gives bacon, meat and wool and after breeding it gives milk too - just perfect.

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The Hungarian "sheep pig" What the.... Never heard of this but now I've gotta see one..... - hungarians says: its the best domestic-animal ever - gives bacon, meat and wool and after breeding it gives milk too - just perfect.

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Fuzzy pigs! These are called Mangalica pigs, aka "sheep pigs" because of their fuzzy, curly coats.

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Fuzzy pigs! These are called Mangalica pigs, aka "sheep pigs" because of their fuzzy, curly coats.

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