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These little piggies are endangered

Oct. 21, 2011 at 1:10 PM ET

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A Turopolje piglet runs through its enclosure at the Zurich Zoo in Switzerland on Oct. 19.
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Turopolje piglets look for food.

Ten Turopolje piglets were born in the Zurich Zoo on Sept. 4, which is good news, because their breed is highly endangered. The patchy-looking pig originated in the Turopolje region of Croatia and is thought to be one of the oldest breeds of swine in Europe. Read more about it here.

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