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” this 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.

allcreatures:  Mangalitsa pigs (photo source)

Archduke Joseph Anton Johann decided to cross some Sumadija pigs with Bakony (mmm, bakon) and Szalonta pigs, which resulted in the Mangalitsa: the fattiest pig in the world with as much as body fat.

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

Mangalitsa (US spelling), Mangalitza (UK spelling) or Mangalica (original Hungarian spelling) is a name for three breeds of pig grown especially in Hungary and the Balkans known also as a curly-hair hog.

Meet the Mangalitsa Pig: A Rare Wooly Breed That Looks Like a Sheep and Acts Like a Dog

Meet the Mangalitsa Pig: A Rare Wooly Breed That Looks Like a Sheep and Acts Like a Dog. I wonder if you could use the wool that same as a sheep.

Undercover Porko | The Mangalitsa Pig http://ift.tt/2saiPYT

Undercover Porko | The Mangalitsa Pig http://ift.tt/2saiPYT

Meet the Mangalitsa, the Hairy Pig That's the Kobe Beef of Pork - http://modernfarmer.com/2014/03/meet-mangalitsa-hairy-pig-thats-kobe-beef-pork/?utm_source=PN&utm_medium=Pinterest&utm_campaign=SNAP%2Bfrom%2BModern+Farmer

Meet the Mangalitsa, the Hairy Pig That's the Kobe Beef of Pork

Mangalica pigs are wooly like a sheep and as friendly as a dog...brought to the brink of extinction due to the demand for their meat - I want one for a pet.

Hungarian Swallow-bellied Mangalitsa pig well adapted to the cold

The Mangalitsa Pig: Royalty is Coming to America

Review: The Mangalitsa Pig: Royalty is Coming to America

The Mangalitsa Pig: Royalty is Coming to America - Modern Farmer

The Mangalitsa pig is an enigmatic animal—and an adorable one at that! Technically, this creature is a pig, but it has a fuzzy, sheeplike appearance and can allegedly be as tame as a house pet. This naturally led to the animal being called a "sheep pig" and, according to one breeder, "if you treat them nicely, they’ll become as tame as dogs—they’ll follow you, play with you." With this set of traits on its side, it sounds as though the Mangalitsa would be a perfectly adorable pet (if you…

Adorbly Fuzzy Mangalitsa Pigs Look Like Sheep and Act Like Dogs

The adorable Mangalitsa pig has a fuzzy, sheep-like appearance and can allegedly be as tame as a house pet. No wonder their nickname is "sheep pig.

Meet the Mangalitsa pig, an enigmatic animal that is just adorable! Description from theawesomedaily.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

the Mangalitsa pig, is just adorable! it may look like a sheep, is technically a pig, but with a fuzzy sheep like appearance, The fuzzy pigs

Mangalitsa Pig

Mangalitsa Pig

They seem to only come in large size, so it might be a while before we get tea-cup sheep-dog-pig, but I'm sure that when we do they'll be the next hot pet!

Mangalica (Hungarian curly-haired pig)

Mangalica (Hungarian curly-haired pig) "Once upon a time, there were three little pigs who looked just like sheep----------

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

These are Mangalitsa pigs: [photo by Tamas Dezso, via ] Mangalitsas, also referred to as "wooly pigs," are hardy pigs from Hungary.

The marbled meat of a Mangalitsa pig. (Photo courtesy Møsefund Farm/Sung Anderson)

Meet the Mangalitsa, the Hairy Pig That's the Kobe Beef of Pork

Meet the Mangalitsa, the Hairy Pig That's the Kobe Beef of Pork - Modern Farmer

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