Today’s not a good day to be a pig in Afghanistan.
Actually, probably no day is a good day to be a pig in Afghanistan because you’re the only pig in the entire country. But today must be especially bad because fears of the swine flu.
The nation’s only pig has been moved off exhibit at the Kabul Zoo because people are afraid the porker could give them swine flu. Officials there built him his own room to live in for now until the swine flu hubbub dies out.
The sole Afghan pig was originally a gift from China. Pigs are considered illegal in the Muslim nation, where the animals are considered irreligious.
With his new habitat, the Afghan pig is probably even more lonely than he already was.
Staff Writer Carrie Coppernoll