Swine of a time


We love our pig streaker. In this class we learned that a pig is not a pig if it weighs over 135 pounds..technically it is a hog. Well, see for yourself and decide if our girl Streaker is a pig or a hog:


Looks like a hog to me. This time of year she loves playing with her ball (wink, wink).

We gave Streaker all kinds of enrichment today:  jello filled pumpkins, apple slices, and marshmallow.

She showed us how smart pigs are with her tricks. She can sit, turn around and touch a target with her snout.

We talked about our little piggies and ended the program with the famous mother goose nursery rhyme:








About Joy O' Nature

I am a naturalist on the education staff here at Oatland Island Wildlife Center. I earned a B.S. in Terrestrial Ecology with a minor in Wildlife Biology from the University of Vermont. I recently received my MPH in Environmental Health from the University of Arizona. I have been a classroom science and environmental educator; instructing all ages from preschool to college, for most of my educated life.

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