Zhu Jianqiang, China

Zhu Jianqiang, China

Chinese mourn passing of heroic pig that survived 2008 quake

'Zhu Jianqiang', or 'Strong Pig', shot to fame after being discovered alive after the 7.9-magnitude earthquake in southwestern Sichuan province on 12 May 2008.

17/6/2021 6:00:00 PM

' Zhu Jianqiang ', or 'Strong Pig', shot to fame after being discovered alive after the 7.9-magnitude earthquake in southwestern Sichuan province on 12 May 2008.

A pig that became an unlikely national icon in China after surviving 36 days under rubble from a powerful 2008 earthquake has died at the age of 14, sparking an outpouring of emotion on Thursday.

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