Pigs Seen Using Tools For First Time According To Scientists

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October 7, 2019

Looks like Pigs have been caught using there own version of a shovel to dig with.

A video posted by researcher Meridith Root-Bernstein (below) show a pig using sticks and other items to dig at a zoo in Paris.

"Three individuals were observed using bark or sticks to dig with. Two individuals, adult females, used the sticks or bark, using a rowing motion, during the final stage of nest building,” the researchers write in the study. “The third individual, an adult male, attempted to use a stick to dig with. Stick and branch manipulation was observed in other contexts, but not for digging.” said Scientists.

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