Lonely Pig in Quarantine

Due to fear of swine flu, Afghanistan has quarantined its pig. Yes, the nation's only pig, normally on display along with other exotic wildlife at the Kabul Zoo.
The pig is a curiosity in Muslim Afghanistan, where pork and pig products are illegal because they are considered irreligious, and has been in quarantine since Sunday after visitors expressed alarm it could spread the new flu strain.

"For now the pig is under quarantine, we built it a room because of swine influenza," Aziz Gul Saqib, director of Kabul Zoo, told Reuters. "We've done this because people are worried about getting the flu."

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I think "the only pig in afghanistan" sounds like a childrens book :)

The quarantine is silly but I think having this little guy in their zoo is cute. He's in a zoo so I doubt his new enclosure is any worse/better than his usual digs
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This is the world we live in. I just wish no one tries to harm the poor, defenseless pig. When I saw this on Arbroath, I thought it was something out of The Onion.
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