“Smiling Pig” Being Rescued Goes Viral, But People Have Noticed Something More Sinister

They do say that there is nothing happier than a pig in mud. But, that was before this picture came into existence.

The photograph, which is threatening to break the internet, shows a pig beaming whilst being taken to safety during extreme floods in the Sichuan Province of China. But, upon closer inspection there is something quite sinister captured on camera in this seemingly innocent photograph...

The pig was left behind in an outbuilding as extreme weather battered Yibin County, but luckily, rescuers were able to reach the stricken creature in time to drag it to safety.

Clearly, the pig was overjoyed by his rescue, but not as overjoyed as the internet was when they saw it. The image spawned a photoshop battle on Reddit, going viral in a matter of minutes.

Yes, within a few hours, everybody on Facebook and Twitter who had seen the happy hog just couldn't help but express their joy at seeing something so positive come out of something so devastating. Except, nobody noticed this...

The exhausted pig certainly has a reason to smile as he is being rescued and hauled to dry land. This prompted many people online to assume the pigs was smiling out of happiness at being saved. But, others saw something much more upsetting, that will make you rethink your original thoughts on the photograph and bring a tear to your eye...


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