One of the oddest-looking piglets was born in Northern China leaving farmers baffled. The strange-looking piglet was born with only one eye in the middle of a penis-like forehead.
The abnormal appearance of the piglet was due to a congenital condition in the head, suggested to be cyclops syndrome.
Unfortunately for the piglet, its unusual condition and suffering may have been too much for it that it died a few hours only after being born. Photos and videos have gone viral showing the poor cyclops piglet lifeless with no vital signs as a woman and her friends laughed.
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The woman could also be heard saying: “This piglet scared me.” The woman even squeezed the piglet and lifted up the protruding forehead that was in the shape of what appeared like a penis. A single eye could also be seen on the pig’s face underneath the growth.
The strange piglet was born in Daqing, Heilongjiang province on September 10 in the Asian giant.
The piglet’s abnormal development or condition can also be seen on some humans with similar deformity.
It is not clear whether the handling of those who fussed over the strange-looking piglet with the women squeezing and laughing could have in any way contributed to the animal’s quick death. It is also not clear if any quick intervention by a knowledgeable veterinarian could have saved the piglet’s life.