The Most Popular Mini Pigs on the Web
By: Stacey Davenport
It is no doubt that mini pigs have become quite the popular pet. With their quirky personalities, loving nature, heartfelt stories, and photogenic faces, some have undoubtedly taken social media by storm. Some famous “porkers” have hundreds of thousands likes and followers. Below you can find our list of the top 10 most popular pigs! Who is your favorite?
Jamon is a mini pig who lives in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Did you know he has his own cartoon series? Episodes can be found on his website and social media accounts. Jamon has fifty eight thousand followers on Instagram, and three hundred sixty three thousand followers on facebook! It is safe to say he is a world famous pig!
2. Chris P. Bacon
Chris P. Bacon was born with deformed legs and was unable to walk, his father and veterinarian Dr. Len Lucero decided to make him his first wheelchair from children’s building toys. Chris has overcome the obstacles that most animals would have fallen victim to. He even has his own children’s book that was on Barnes & Noble’s best sellers list. Chris has one hundred nineteen thousand followers on facebook, over five thousand followers on twitter, and six hundred seventy one followers on Instagram. You can follow his story and adventures on his website and social media accounts below.
3. Ester the Wonder Pig
When Ester was a young piglet, she was passed off to be a miniature pig to her parents. In a few short years Ester grew into a whopping 700 pounds and was no miniature pig, in fact, she was a farm hog. After falling in love with Ester, he parents could never give her up. They have even started their own sanctuary inspired by the wonder pig herself. Ester has one hundred sixty one thousand followers on Instagram, three hundred twenty six thousand followers on Facebook, and twenty one thousand followers on Twitter. You can follow her antics and adventures on her website and social media accounts below.
4. Leo & Olive Pigs
Leo & Olive pig are a pair of mini pigs that live in South Carolina with their parents. They have a very active lifestyle and are popular on facebook and Instagram. Leo & Olive have also been featured in a blog on PetBox’s website. PetBox is a company that sends a monthly box full of toys and treats for your four legged friend. Leo and Olive Pigs have almost three thousand followers on Facebook and over twelve thousands followers on Instagram! You can follow them and keep up with their lives on their social media accounts found below.
5. Ziggy the Traveling Pig
Ziggy was born and raised on a small island in the Caribbean called St. John. After living on the island for the first four years of his life, he and his parents moved to the United States. They travel all over the nation in their RV and Ziggy is truly a traveling pig! He is one lucky pig to be able to explore and go on new adventures every day of his life! This traveling pig has over five thousand followers on Facebook, and over eight hundred followers on Instagram! You can follow Ziggy’s adventures and travels through his blog and social media accounts listed below.
6. Pepper the Pig
Pepper the pig has T-Rex Syndrome, so her legs are pretty short and bow out a little compared to other mini piggies. She is active, cute, nosy, and healthy with a nice round belly. Pepper can be seen on her facebook page showing off her intelligence and personality doing tricks and playing with her toys. She has just over one thousand followers on Facebook, and thirteen hundred followers on Instagram. You can follow her on her social media accounts below.
7. Baby Banks
Baby Banks is part of the Zen Zoo and is the spokes pig for the Emma Zen Foundation. The foundation is a 501c3 non-profit who raises money to be able to donate pet oxygen masks to fire departments and first responders. Baby Banks can be found touring the nation in her very own side car! Have you heard about her new engagement? Baby Banks and Briar the Boar are going to be married September 26th, 2015. Baby Banks can be followed on her social media accounts below where she has over three thousand followers on Facebook, and just over one thousand followers on Instagram!
Wedding Website: http://hoofinmarriage.weebly.com/
Briar the Boar Instagram: https://instagram.com/briartheboar
8. Norman Not Just a Pig
Norman, Not Just A Pig lives in Texas with his parents. He is a certified pet therapy animal and knows 22 tricks! Very impressive to say the least! Norman is very active in his community helping pets and humans in need. His mom educates the public about the truths of pig ownership and the dedication it takes to be a pig parent. Norman has six hundred and twelve likes on Facebook and more than seventeen hundred followers on Instagram. You can follow his charity appearances, watch him in the community and see his many tricks on his social media accounts below.
9. Oink! It’s Olive
Olive is a charming lady that lives in Vermont with her parents. She is quite the hilarious pig, with her quirky personality and silly antics. Did you know that Olive was asked to appear on America’s Funniest Home Videos? That’s some pig! Olive has a huge following on Instagram with twenty four thousand followers. You can also follow Olive via Instagram with the link below.
Tucker is a KuneKune pig who once lived in Chesterfield Virginia with his family. Tuckers mom chose a pig as a pet as she suffered allergies from other pets and their dander. Tucker and his family lived peacefully in their home until one day the city chose to go against allowing Tucker to remain in his home. After many months of battling the city to try and change the laws and educating the public about what wonderful pets pigs can be, Tucker and his family moved to a new town where Tucker was welcomed with open arms. Tucker’s story has reached national headlines. You can follow Tucker and his family in the adventures of their new home on his Facebook page where he has over four thousand followers.
11. George the Charming Meishan
George Charming is a rare breed Meishan pig. He has a devoted following on Facebook that has watch him grow from a tiny 6 week old baby into a handsome young adult. George is goofy, loving, and sure to make you smile. The Meishan breed are incredibly social, tall, slender pigs. The Great Dane of the mini pig world. Follow George and his wife Mei Mei and the rest of their Charming family!