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You Got My Pig In Your Tiger!
August 9, 2010 4:22 AM   Subscribe

A tigress raised by pigs returns the favor. Cuteness ensues.
posted by biddeford (20 comments total) 13 users marked this as a favorite

That's one of the most adorable things I've ever seen, but I fear for the day when the tiger learns that pigs are made of bacon.
posted by iamkimiam at 4:48 AM on August 9, 2010 [12 favorites]

...and what happens when the pig learns that cats are delicious.
posted by klue at 5:00 AM on August 9, 2010 [7 favorites]

'Dear pig, are you willing to sell for one shilling
Your ring?' Said the Piggy, 'I will.'
So they took it away, and were married next day
By the Turkey who lives on the hill.
They dined on mince, and slices of quince,
Which they ate with a runcible spoon;
And hand in hand, on the edge of the sand,
They danced by the light of the moon,
The moon,
The moon,
They danced by the light of the moon.

posted by Blazecock Pileon at 5:06 AM on August 9, 2010

aaaaaw, portable catsnacks in matching outfits.
posted by dabitch at 5:12 AM on August 9, 2010 [1 favorite]

I... I'm having trouble eating this sweet delicious bacon that sits before me.

Oh well, this pig was never in a tiger suit. DOWN THE HATCH IT GOES!
posted by grapefruitmoon at 5:34 AM on August 9, 2010

That's cute, but I'm still saddened by seeing them kept in those not-so-great environments (wire cages? unstimulating small rooms) instead of in proper zoo mock-habitat type places.

I suppose the pigs are in better environments than the would be in if they were being farmed for food, though.
posted by If only I had a penguin... at 5:38 AM on August 9, 2010

So this is some kind of live-action A.A. Milne Winnie-the-Pooh Tigger/Piglet slash.
posted by Fizz at 6:04 AM on August 9, 2010 [5 favorites]

Tiger: Do you guys smell bacon?

Pigs: Is that some kind of joke about police? Like that guy with the badge over there? Remember how he stopped that guy from throwing rocks in here?

Tiger: No, no, man, he's cool. I just can't stop smelling ... bacon. Can't you smell that?

Pigs: Dude, we have no idea what you're talking about. How 'bout some more carrots?

Tiger: Yeah, I guess.
posted by Cool Papa Bell at 6:04 AM on August 9, 2010 [5 favorites]

From the upcoming horror movie: Babe: Pig in a Tiger's cage

[Deep voice] "Everything was fine until the velcro failed"
posted by MuffinMan at 6:16 AM on August 9, 2010 [1 favorite]

I agree with If only I had a penguin. Cute pics. Sad video.
posted by little miss s at 6:22 AM on August 9, 2010

The Snopes link is kinda interesting
posted by spicynuts at 6:47 AM on August 9, 2010 [2 favorites]

The weird thing to me is that the zoo does this for entertainment purposes. Can you imagine the conversation?
"This zoo needs to be more entertaining, but how?"
"We could put pigs in with the tigers."
"That would be bloody, not entertaining."
"We could raise them together and get them to feed each others' young."
"We will put the pigs in tiger costumes!"
"With bows!"

This is probably why I have not gotten rich from the proceeds of my zoo.
posted by GenjiandProust at 7:02 AM on August 9, 2010 [6 favorites]

It's important to first lull your bacon into a sense of calm and security...
posted by Thorzdad at 7:08 AM on August 9, 2010

Sproing! Munch!

Oh, bother!
posted by bwg at 7:13 AM on August 9, 2010

how long before somebody tries this with lions and lambs? whether or not the phrase is really biblical
posted by Primofex at 8:10 AM on August 9, 2010

This will end ... tastily.
posted by Kadin2048 at 8:45 AM on August 9, 2010

That poor tigeress. She has no idea what pigs are capable of.
posted by homunculus at 11:02 AM on August 9, 2010

Hold on. Does that mean that they skinned five baby tigers so they could dress up the pigs?
posted by schmod at 11:07 AM on August 9, 2010 [2 favorites]

Remind you of anything?
posted by tuckshopdilettante at 11:15 AM on August 9, 2010

Live tiger cub found in suitcase at Thai airport
posted by homunculus at 11:57 AM on August 27, 2010

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