Sea Porker

Vince, by way of our friends at National Geographic Traveler, captured this ultra-rare encounter with the fabled Sea Pig.

Out looking for a mid-afternoon snack, the sea pig was heard to remark, “you wouldn’t believe how buoyant I am…”

Would you mind rubbing this sand off my snout...

SNOUT-HANCE!

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Thanks for the tip, Chief Researcher Marilyn T. Vince L. took this shot near a small key famous for the “swimming pigs.” To capture this clear image Vince said, “I had to lure this pig into an undisturbed area with its favorite food: fresh watermelon.”

A Lambers in a haystack

They’re always SO HARD to find! (Especially when their eyes are closed [rim shot])

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Where IS IT!?

Friday Question of the Day: Who does this look like?!

I’m wracking my tiny brains to figure it out. This lil’ McSheepersons looks like someone…

WHO IS IT!?

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Help me Susan G., you’re my only hope!

Squealing Home

It’s baseball season, and each year, the Saint Paul Saintsbullpen gets a visitor from the pigpen.  This year it’s a piglet named Slumhog Millionaire, from a litter born at the Minnesota Zoo.  Slumhog joins the Saints’ past pantheon of punny porcines, including Boarack Ohama, Notorious P.I.G., and (forgive us) Kevin Bacon.

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Calibrating the Acoustic Pigometer

As many of you audiophiles know, the acoustic pigometer is one of the most precise and sensitive pieces of sound-measurement equipment on the market, and as such requires extensive calibration before use.  Let’s listen to how it’s done:

Cows II: This Time, It’s Snorglable

Sometimes that cow, she looks right into ya. Right into your eyes. And, you know, the thing about a cow… she’s got lifeless eyes. Black eyes. Like a doll’s eyes. When she comes at ya, doesn’t seem to be living… until she licks ya with that soft pink tongue and then… ah, then you hear that terrible high-pitched squee-in’…

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We’re gonna need a bigger barn, Fay H.
(Update: Gender-confusion issue resolved. :))

Patient Zero

A-HA!

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Wash your hands, Jennifer H.! [The post was first featured 9/06]

Pucker up, Behbeh

I got a little somethin’ for ya. [Snorks your face with salt-shaker-esque schnozzle]

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Get me my Purell STAT! Portrait of a little piglet by Mandy Verburg.

Snooooooork!

Swine flu? Never hoid of it.

Anerable, cute-tailed piglet by danrandom.

“Ma—we need to talk.”

“It’s about the foster puppy.” [mini beady eye roll]

“Maaaaaaaaaaa!” [peck peck]

She does this EVERY TIME someone comes into the coop

Marc at Blogads is scoring points!

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