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Baby Pig With 'Face That Looks Like A Human's' Dies, Collectors Bid For Its Remains (Photos)

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A pig born with extreme deformities, including a “face that looks like a human’s,” died shortly after birth and despite its sad death, collectors quickly began a bidding war to purchase its remains.

The deformed baby pig was born on a farm in China, one of a large litter. The pig’s face included large eyes and wide mouth, looking eerily similar to a human face.

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The pig’s owner had originally intended on keeping it to use as a tourist attraction. Soon after pictures of the poor animal surfaced online following a local news article, the farmer began receiving calls from people throughout the country wanting to buy it. “All the others were normal, just this one was really bizarre. It is a shame it died, I could have got more money for it then for the rest of the family put together based on what people were offering me on the phone,” owner Tau Lu said.

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The pig reportedly died after being rejected by its mother and refusing to be fed from a bottle.

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