Pot-bellied pig found wandering in Doornpoort

A pot-bellied pig was found wandering in the north of Pretoria on Saturday.

According the Eks van Sinoville, Montana, Annlin, Doornpoort en Wonderboom Facebook group, the black pig was found on the corner of Rooihout Crescent and Dovea Street in Doornpoort.

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“If the pig is yours or if you know whose pig it might be, please come and collect him. He can be easily stolen or used for his meat,” the post read.

The pot-bellied pig is a breed of domesticated pig originating in Vietnam.

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Considerably smaller than standard American or European farm pigs, they weigh between 43kg and 136kg.

Pot-bellied pigs are considered fully grown at six years of age.

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