The Mangalitsa ~ Commonly referred to as “sheep-pigs” these strange breed is on the brink of extinction. Mangalitsa pigs originated from Austria and Hungary, and they come in three color varieties: blond, brunette and redhead. Apart from their bizarre appearance, these pigs have another trait that made them even more popular: their meat, apparently, tastes delicious and is considered a delicacy. Now I've seen everything!

The Mangalitsa ~ Commonly referred to as “sheep-pigs” these strange breed is on the brink of extinction. Mangalitsa pigs originated from Austria and Hungary, and they come in three color varieties: blond, brunette and redhead. Apart from their bizarre appearance, these pigs have another trait that made them even more popular: their meat, apparently, tastes delicious and is considered a delicacy. Now I've seen everything!

Mangalitsa hogs...wow. higher fat content than Berkshires, but becoming a trendy heritage breed.

Mangalitsa hogs...wow. higher fat content than Berkshires, but becoming a trendy heritage breed.

Fuzzy pigs! These are called Mangalica pigs, aka "sheep pigs" because of their fuzzy, curly coats.

Fuzzy, Cuddly Pigs Look Just Like Sheep And They're PERFECT

Fuzzy pigs! These are called Mangalica pigs, aka "sheep pigs" because of their fuzzy, curly coats.

This ultra-rare breed of swine is known as the Mangalitza Sheep-Pig. Mangalitza pigs are much hardier than normal pigs and moult in the summer to prevent them getting too hot

This ultra-rare breed of swine is known as the Mangalitza Sheep-Pig. Mangalitza pigs are much hardier than normal pigs and moult in the summer to prevent them getting too hot

Pig with curly blonde hair. Future farm y'all. Im going to have some crazy looking pigs ;)

Pig with curly blonde hair. Future farm y'all. Im going to have some crazy looking pigs ;)

The Hungarian "sheep pig" What the.... Never heard of this but now I've gotta see one..... - hungarians says: its the best domestic-animal ever - gives bacon, meat and wool and after breeding it gives milk too - just perfect.

An Old Breed of Hungarian Pig Is Back in Favor

The Hungarian "sheep pig" What the.... Never heard of this but now I've gotta see one..... - hungarians says: its the best domestic-animal ever - gives bacon, meat and wool and after breeding it gives milk too - just perfect.

Rare woolly pigs – or sheep pigs –have been brought to the Essex Zoo to breed, to help stop the rare animals going extinct. They are officially known as Mangalitzas and are native to Austria and Hungary, but do have a genetic link to the Lincolnshire curly coat, which roamed British fields until they went extinct in 1972.

Woolly sheep pigs arrive at Essex zoo

Rare woolly pigs – or sheep pigs –have been brought to the Essex Zoo to breed, to help stop the rare animals going extinct. They are officially known as Mangalitzas and are native to Austria and Hungary, but do have a genetic link to the Lincolnshire curly coat, which roamed British fields until they went extinct in 1972.

This sign is perfect for that vintage yet modern style farmhouse kitchen. Also would be super cute in a nursery or playroom! Cow moo, sheep baa, pig

Vintage farmhouse kitchen decor. Farmhouse animals. Cow, sheep, pig chicken. Also great in nursery or playroom

This sign is perfect for that vintage yet modern style farmhouse kitchen. Also would be super cute in a nursery or playroom! Cow moo, sheep baa, pig

Farm Animal Softie Patterns, Felt Stuffed Barnyard Animal Patterns, Plush Cow, Chicken, Sheep, Pig & Horse, Easy Hand Sewing

Farm Animal Softie Patterns, Felt Stuffed Barnyard Animal Patterns, Plush Cow, Chicken, Sheep, Pig & Horse, Easy Hand Sewing

This listing is for five felt stuffed farm animal hand sewing patterns: a cow, a chicken, a lamb, a pig, and a horse.

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