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‘Strong-Willed Pig’ who survived powerful 7.9 magnitude earthquake dies

A pig that became famous in China after surviving 36 days under rubble from a powerful earthquake in 2008, has died. Zhu Jianqiang, or “Strong-Willed Pig”, died on Wednesday night of “old age and exhaustion”, according to the museum in China’s Sichuan province where the animal resided. At the time of its rescue, it was […]

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Taiwanese lawmakers throw pig guts, punches at each other on parliament floor

Lawmakers in Taiwan got into a fist fight and threw pig guts at each other on Friday over a soon-to-be enacted policy that would allow imports of U.S. pork and beef. Premier Su Tseng-chang was due to give a policy report to lawmakers on Friday morning about the pork policy when opposition party lawmakers from […]

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In a world first, Chinese scientists engineer monkey-pig hybrids

Researchers have been able to produce pig-monkey hybrids in a Chinese laboratory, a media report said. Two piglets having monkey tissues in their hearts, liver and skin were born in the State Key Laboratory of Stem Cell and Reproductive Biology in Beijing but died within a week. The announcement to this effect was made by […]