'It's so big you can ride it like a cow!' 118-stone hog is crowned 'King of the Pigs' in China
A 118-stone pig was crowned the 'King of the Pigs' this week at a weight contest in central China.
The animal is apparently so giant that it can carry an adult on the back, according to Huanqiu.com, a publication affiliated to People's Daily Online.
Measuring 7ft long and 3ft 5in tall, the pig snapped the championship after beating dozens of pigs on January 8 in Henan province.
The contest, organised by a pig farming association in Huanghetan district of Zhengzhou city, attracted several local farms to send their hogs to participate.
All of the participants weigh over 80 stone and have been raised for over two years, according to the Huanqiu report.
The winner, weighing three-quarters of a tonne, is actually a female pig.
Her keeper, surnamed Zhang, said he had reared the pig for three years.
The animal eats a lot and has grown to the size of a cow, according to Zhang.
Huanqiu's report used the title 'the 118-stone King of Pigs is so big you can ride it like a cow' to describe the animal's sheer size.
Mark123, NSW, Australia, 14 minutes ago
Pigs are beautiful creatures
NiKnowz, Portland, United States, 13 hours ago
That's what she said.
Shurman, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 14 hours ago
beckyh2502, Mansfield, United Kingdom, 16 hours ago
Pigs always look so happy!
Denise Carter, minneapolis, United States, 18 hours ago
don't play with your food!
Alan, Des Moines Iowa US, 18 hours ago
We would just call her "Tiny" in Iowa.
mountaingirl35, Blue Ridge, United States, 17 hours ago
Thats 1652 lbs. Are you sure?
Alan, Des Moines Iowa US, 12 hours ago
All the time. Go to the Iowa State Fair.
MaxHat, Fairfield, United States, 18 hours ago
That's a lot of bacon
Paul49, Horley, United Kingdom, 18 hours ago
that's a lot of bacon sandwiches
Sir Donald Trump, Playboy Mansion, United Kingdom, 18 hours ago
how many bacon sandwiches can be made and how many bottles of brown
sauce will be needed. How much is the pen worth where he is living.
Miffytang, Oxford, United Kingdom, 17 hours ago