I Bought a Pig in Dartmouth and It Has Human Eyes
My name is Gazelle and this is my pig.
First off, no, it is not a pet; it's my future dinner. I apologize in advance if anyone is already offended by this, but it's my way of life and no different than anyone who enjoys bacon, pork chops, or pulled pork. Well, other than the fact that I'm raising this pig to eat it. And yes, I'm ready for the hate mail.
This pig, who currently lives in Dartmouth, will be raised properly with comfortable conditions, plenty of food, and of course a toy or two to play with as it grows. I went in on a good chunk of the pig for when it's time to package the meat.
Now that I cleared the air on why I have a pig, it's time to focus on the important matter here: my pig's eye.
Over the weekend, I went to visit her for the first time and was blown away at how uncannily alike her eyes looked to those of a human.
I'm sorry, but I've been around farm animals my entire life and have never seen a set of peepers on a pig like this. It's rather creepy to be quite honest with you and made me wonder if this was some type of "special" pig (cue Charlotte's Webb).
Perhaps I've been living under a rock and this is somewhat normal for pigs, but it's a first for me. Any information on why this pig's eyes look the way they do would be greatly appreciated.
Now, if you'll excuse me, I have some bacon to fry.