Vietnamese pot-bellied pig could go belly-up

Up until a few years ago, the Vietnamese pot-bellied pig was believed = to be extinct in its home country. Then, a small population was found ali= ve in a tiny, remote village. But a decade later, the fate of the pot-bel= lied pig still seems bleak, as farmers don't want to bother raising the s= pecies, whose meat fetches low prices at market. The rediscovered populat= ion has dwindled to 30 females and four males.

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