POOLESVILLE, Md. (AP) — A piglet rescued by a family from the side of the road in the middle of a massive blizzard has found a permanent home.
The Washington Post reports Wee Wee the piglet moved to his new home Wednesday at Poplar Springs Animal Sanctuary in Poolesville, Maryland. The 2-week-old piglet will join other abandoned and neglected farm animals inside a heated, red-roofed barn.READ MORE: Brood X Cicada Eggs Hatching Before Going Underground Until 2038
The animal was discovered Friday by the Smith family on the side of a road near Hagerstown, Maryland. The family said it spotted a pink lump in the snow and stopped their car to rescue the animal. Perry Smith, the father, says the piglet was squealing wildly and encrusted in ice.READ MORE: Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Fires Controversial Flutist Who Had Spread Conspiracy Theories
The Smiths took the animal in before eventually sending it to the sanctuary.MORE NEWS: Men Shot, Wounded In Separate Incidents In Baltimore On National Night Out
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