Pigs Are Often Underestimated ๐Ÿ˜”๐Ÿ’”

Pigs Are Often Underestimated ๐Ÿ˜”๐Ÿ’”

Pigs are one of the most intelligent species on planet earth. 🐷

Often underestimated, they exhibit a complex range of emotions. They possess a sophisticated social structure and are capable of experiencing joy, playfulness, and curiosity. They form strong bonds with their piglets and fellow pigs, displaying empathy and care. However, they can also feel fear, stress, and anxiety, particularly in confined or stressful environments. 😔💔

They exhibit signs of frustration when thwarted, displaying persistence in problem-solving. (You can find many clips online of pigs trying to escape their confinement, and pigs working together.) Pigs even experience boredom and may engage in destructive behaviors when lacking mental stimulation. 😖

Overall, pigs’ emotions are multi-faceted, reflecting their social nature, cognitive capacity, and sensitivity to their environment. Understanding and respecting their emotional complexity, how exactly can we justify this? 🐷💔

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Credits: @animalsavemovement / @ChaseAvior

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