Brave gang of Suzhou pigs stage mass break out of flipped truck

| May 11th, 2014

image courtesy of people’s daily

An intrepid gang of pigs punched through the roof of an overturned semi-trailer truck on May 11, according to People’s Daily.

The Sujiahang Suzhou company truck was apparently traveling too fast around a left bend, flipped over and smashed through a highway barrier rail about 12 p.m. on May 11. Approximately 70 pigs were being transported from Jiangyan to a Shanghai wholesale market inside the truck, and were left trapped inside the vehicle’s back carriage. […]Read more…

Lightning strikes and instantly kills 53 pigs

| July 9th, 2012

From Sina:

Around 11am on July 5th, lightning flashed over the sky. After hearing a booming thunder, a stream of blue smoke rose from Ms. Chen’s pigsty, which was located in a lychee garden in  Guangming Xinqulou Village , Shenzhen.

The pigs screamed like they were being slaughtered, and Ms. Chen, who was just three meters away from the pigsty, had never dreamed that the 53 ready-for-sale pigs would die in a second. “The pigs that were lying on the ground could […]Read more…