“They give them beer, rum, ride on them”: Tourists may be killing the adorable swimming pigs of the Bahamas

The swimming pigs of the Bahamas are a famous and popular tourist attraction. But at least seven of the animals suddenly died and it seems food poisoning may be to blame.

“The pigs were given the wrong food,” Wayde Nixon, an owner of one of the pigs, told the Nassau Guardian. About 15 are said to still be alive.

The swimming pigs, which freely roam on the uninhabited island of Big Major Cay in Exuma, are popular with tourists. Recent visitors included comedian Amy Schumer and Don

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