Animal keepers are tickled pink about the new babies at Lincoln
Park Zoo's Farm-in-the-Zoo. The litter of pink and black Berkshire
piglets greeted keepers Wednesday when they arrived for work.
Mom, Lady, a 200-pound temporary Chicago resident, is doing
great. The babies are on exhibit daily in the Livestock Barn until
"The goal of the Farm-in-the-Zoo is to introduce city kids to a
traditional farm, and piglets are an especially cute way to do
that," General Curator Dave Bernier says in a news release.
"Lincoln Park Zoo loves to provide a comfy home and excellent
veterinary care to these mothers and their newborns."
Experts say the tiny piglets, weighing about two pounds each,
will gain a pound a day. Imagine your grocery bill if these were
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