Thursday, April 22, 2010

Enquiring minds want to know can you spin the fleece???

At first glance, with its woolly coat, onlookers would be forgiven for mistaking this creature for a sheep.
However, a closer look at this rare breed reveals a snout and trotters usually found on pigs.
It’s a confusing sight, but this is one of three curly coated Mangalitza ‘sheep-pigs’ which have been delivered to a UK zoo.

Aprently on re-reading the article the answer is yes you can spin the fleece -wow talk about dual purpose pigs LOL  They use to make sweaters out of fleece from similar type pigs -wonder how soft it is???

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