National Pig Day at Brookfield Zoo

March 1, 2008 5:00:17 PM PST
"Pinto," a Yucatan miniature pig showed off some of his skills playing basketball and soccer as children watched Saturday at Brookfield Zoo.It was part of a national Pig Day celebration.

Zoo visitors, then, took part in a parade led by a pink pig mobile.

There were also pig-themed crafts and games for children.

National Pig Day started in 1972 as a way to honor the intelligent farmyard animal.