Tiger pigs, a tiger in a Californian zoo lost all her cubs. After which she declined in health dramatically. This is what they came up with!
She’s now doing better!
As often happens, this appears to be a case where someone came across some unusual photos with no explanatory context, so the viewer decided to make up his own background story. The pictures are real, but the accompanying explanation about a mother tiger in California being given piglets to ease her through a depression stemming from the loss of her own cubs is fiction…
The mixture of tiger and piglets depicted in the images above therefore was not something undertaken for functional reasons, but rather it’s a common form of visual entertainment provided by the zoo for the amusement of its visitors. According to the Pattaya Mail, these tiger-pig nursing relationships have also been reciprocated to the extent that the mother tiger shown suckling piglets was herself nursed by a sow—