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Wednesday, February 13, 2008

The Valentine's Day Pig and Other Food News of the Weird

Posted By on Wed, Feb 13, 2008 at 3:19 PM

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Meet Valentine, a two-week-old Gloucester Old Spot piglet from a farm in Taynton, Great Britain. This isn't a common breed of pig. Still, the heart-shaped mark is a first, according to farmer Eric Freeman.

Answering the question I know you're thinking, Mr. Freeman tells the Daily Mail:

"There has been a lot of interest because they are a fatty breed and it's a different taste to the normal type of pig - it's much more succulent."

Elsewhere...

Washed-up rapper Coolio -- remember "Gangsta's Paradise" from the Michelle Pfeiffer not-so-classic Dangerous Minds? -- now hosts an online cooking show. Let me repeat: Coolio has an online cooking show. (Eater)

Finally...

A school prank lets 85 chickens loose in a Philadelphia high school.

-Ian Froeb

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