Pigs are such a novelty in Afghanistan that they're worthy of showing off at the Kabul Zoo. In fact, this unnamed boar donated by China is believed to be the only domesticated pig in the country.
Pigs are such a novelty in Afghanistan that they're worthy of showing off at the Kabul Zoo. In fact, this unnamed boar donated by China is believed to be the only domesticated pig in the country. MCT
Pigs are such a novelty in Afghanistan that they're worthy of showing off at the Kabul Zoo. In fact, this unnamed boar donated by China is believed to be the only domesticated pig in the country. MCT

Maybe a boar isn’t an elephant, but in Afghanistan, it’s a rarity

February 15, 2013 03:41 PM

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