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Esther the Wonder Pig

Meatless Monday: US VegWeek Saves Your Bacon

Ellen Kanner | Posted 04.11.2017 | Green
Ellen Kanner

From small things, big things one day come. Take Esther the Wonder Pig. She was a wee 4 pounds when she found her way into the hearts of Steve and Der...

This Pig's Cute Tummy Rub Could Make You Rethink Eating That Pork Belly

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 12.01.2015 | Good News

Most of the animals who look like Esther the Wonder Pig become meat. Through lucky circumstance, Esther became a top notch hedonist. It's a fact her h...

Meatless Monday: U.S. VegWeek Saves Your Bacon

Ellen Kanner | Posted 06.13.2015 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Seven thousand people pledged to go meatless for US Veg Week in 2014, and armed with the support of Raskin, Carter, Esther and others, Meier's hoping to make that number closer to 10,000 this year.

Esther The Wonder Pig Is A 500-Pound House Pet, And So Much More

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 05.22.2014 | Green

Derek Walter and Steve Jenkins used to have fairly ordinary lives before a 530-pound pig named Esther moved into their house. Walter is a real esta...

Wanted: Good Home For Pig Who Likes Belly Rubs, Dogs And Purple Toenails

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 05.15.2014 | Green

Kirstyn Northrop Cobb would adopt Thelma Lou the potbellied pig if she could, but Cobb already has a full house, what with a half dozen dogs and her o...

9 Ways Pigs Are Smarter Than Your Honor Student

Ingrid Newkirk | Posted 06.15.2014 | Green
Ingrid Newkirk

Horrible things are done to animals whom scientists have determined are smarter than the family dog. Need proof that pigs are brainy? Here's just a sample of their amazing feats of mental prowess.