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Pig on the Run After Fleeing From High School

High school students adopt pig; it flees

Tuesday, Sep 17, 2013  |  Updated 1:35 PM EDT
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Pigs might not fly but one local pig is sure running.

A lost pig keeps scurrying around a South Jersey community, but no one has been able to catch it for more than a week.

A group of seniors at Kingsway High School in Woolwich adopted the pig and named it Dubbsy after assistant principal Edward Dubbs.

But the South Jersey Times reports the porker escaped the temporary pen they had built more than a week ago.

“We tried cornering it in my backyard, but it goes out into Locke Avenue in Swedesboro and then it just darts into the woods,” Shane Murray, one of the adopters of the 8-week-old critter, told the paper. “We tried chasing it multiple times and, darn that thing is fast. I never knew how fast a pig could be.”

Sightings of the pig have been reported around the area south of Philadelphia on Facebook.

Murray says he's afraid for the safety of the animal if it darts in front of traffic.

 


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