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Don't Wait for Pigs to Fly...Watch Them Dive!

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November 21, 2012
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Pigs on farms in central China are given exercises like diving into a pool, all in the pursuit of producing leaner pork.


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Reuters (May 26, 2013) — A Chinese agricultural institute has developed a microbial bedding system for pigsties that it says helps pigs stay healthy and grow faster. Called a "microbial mattress" the system absorbs and neutralizes the pigs' waste which can later but turned into fertilizer. Tara Cleary reports.
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RAW VIDEO: 18 Foot Sea Creature Found Off Calif. Coast

RAW VIDEO: 18 Foot Sea Creature Found Off Calif. Coast

AP (Oct. 15, 2013) — A marine science instructor snorkeling off the Southern California coast spotted the silvery carcass of an 18-foot-long, serpent-like oarfish. Because oarfish dive more than 3,000 feet, sightings are rare and they are largely unstudied. (Oct. 15)
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AFP Looks Back on the Animals of 2012

AFP Looks Back on the Animals of 2012

AFP (Dec. 6, 2012) — From pigs and pandas, to Uggie, the star of the multi-Oscar winning 'The Artist,' animals from around the world left us moved and enthralled in 2012. A selection of AFPTV's finest animal images of the year.
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Pet Pigs and Real Reindeer: The Perfect Christmas Gifts

Pet Pigs and Real Reindeer: The Perfect Christmas Gifts

AFP (Nov. 9, 2012) — What will you wish for this Christmas? Real reindeer, pet pigs or the very latest in toy technology? It's all possible this festive season, at a price.
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