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.

bearsinmymacbook: “ Sprout via Emma’s Bears ” Dust bunny?

bearsinmymacbook: “ Sprout via Emma’s Bears ” Dust bunny?

Kunekune Pigs ITS FURRY!!!!!!! I NEED THIS GUY NOW!!!!

Kunekune Pigs ITS FURRY!!!!!!! I NEED THIS GUY NOW!!!!

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.

An Old Breed of Hungarian Pig Is Back in Favor

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.

I don't see much piggys on r/aww so I present to you, my very own Butterscotch! - Imgur

I don't see much piggys on r/aww so I present to you, my very own Butterscotch! - Imgur

#Inspiration Photographer Carys Mair Evans got two flocks of in-lamb ewes to form a heart shape and then took a picture of it to help Young Farmers' Clubs in Wales raise funds for the British Heart Foundation.

How did she do that? Photographer succeeds in rounding up 100 sheep into a perfect heart shape to raise money for charity - and all without help of a sheepdog

#Inspiration Photographer Carys Mair Evans got two flocks of in-lamb ewes to form a heart shape and then took a picture of it to help Young Farmers' Clubs in Wales raise funds for the British Heart Foundation.

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