“I was interested to learn about how pigs have been used in modern medicine,” said Jack Segal. “People usually think of them as a food source. But I think it’s fascinating that pig arteries have been used to treat humans, and that insulin used to come from pigs.”
Nelly’s performance gave further proof that pigs are smarter than they seem. When her trainer asked Nelly what she wanted to tell the audience, the pig gave Priscilla Valentine a paper that read, “Eat more [cow] beef.”
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Nelly the performing pig has appeared on various TV programs, including the “Late Show with David Letterman” and “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno”. Nelly will be performing at the 2 p.m., 5 p.m., and 8 p.m. in the Livestock Area.