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By: Blythe Copeland on May 22, 2013, 11:20 a.m.
Tiger and piglets

Photo: ZUMA Press

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The tiger and the piglets

Pigs and tigers seem like they'd be natural enemies, but in captivity that's not always the case. These photos from the Sriracha Tiger Zoo in Thailand show a tiger nursing a litter of piglets (and the tiger in question was raised by a pig). While the process isn't unheard of, this set of images brings up bigger issues: Officials believe that the photos were staged and the animals were harmed to get the shots for publicity.