A Piglet Has Been Born With Testicles Instead Of Eyes

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A sad image has emerged of an unfortunate piglet that has been born with testicles instead of eyes.

The photo of the animal shows the pig with two hairy egg-like bulges where its eyes should be, however the rest of the pig’s face, including its snout appears to have formed normally.

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It’s believed the deformities are a result of nutritional issues, poisoning, infectious agents, abnormal metabolisms or hereditary defects, reports The Sun.

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The photo was uploaded by Redditor ‘angryarcher’, who sadly revealed that the piglet was quickly euthanised:

I’m not even sure if it was male or female. I do know that it was born alive but probably brain dead.

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They also responded to claims from other Reddit users who were sceptical the bumps were testicles:

For all the people claiming this is impossible I can guarantee it is. With the amount of inbreeding and billions of pigs born in the U.S. both in the commercial and breeding side of the industry, mutations happen.

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It’s the same with people, enough are produced that some are born with extra appendages or even chromosomes.

Poor little guy.


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