'Fig' the pot belly pig eluding capture in Walker County

'Fig' the pot belly pig eluding capture in Walker County

April 8th, 2014 by WRCB-TV Channel 3 in Local - Breaking News

Several attempts have been made to catch "Fig" the pig, there are a few things that make this animal on the loose unique. Residents say, he doesn't travel alone, it likes to hang out in the Walmart parking lot and it is really fast if you try to get to close.

Shane Waller says he noticed a strange duo traveling down the highway in Walker County that made him to do a double take. "There was a pig in the road. It has to be someone's pet because he was walking right next to a hound dog."

The pot belly pig is now a local Internet sensation after its owner posted on Facebook, Fig made the great escape out of its pen a few weeks ago."

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