Pigs Rely On Mud

Pigs Rely On Mud

If pigs don't sweat, how did the phrase "sweating like a pig" originate? It actually has nothing to do with pig sweat.

Why Pigs Need Mud

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from Animalist

Key Facts In This Video

  • 1

    Pigs don't sweat as a means to balance their body temperature. (0:31)

  • 2

    The expression "sweating like a pig" comes from the appearance of melted iron droplets. (0:59)

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