Zoology: Pig People
"No man should be allowed to be president who does not understand hogs."
- President Harry S. Truman
As Missouri’s native son so wisely implied, man’s relationship with the pig is a complex one. Maligned for filthiness and gluttony, pigs are actually highly intelligent, emotionally sophisticated animals whose physiology is remarkably similar to our own.
Whether seen as friends or lunch, pigs have a unique place in American culture.