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These Rescued Piglets Will Melt Your Heart

Like Babe, but eight times the cute.

1. Back in September, Edgar’s Mission, a farm sanctuary in Victoria, Australia, rescued three runaway pigs who were at risk of execution.

Kyle Behrend / Via Edgar’s Mission

2. Little did they know they’d saved another eight lives.

Kyle Behrend / Via Edgar’s Mission

3. One of the pigs, Wonder Woman, started putting on weight faster than her two pig buddies, Captain Courageous and Super Girl.

Kyle Behrend / Via Edgar’s Mission

4. A vet confirmed that Wonder Woman was pregnant, and in the early hours of Friday, December 6, she gave birth to eight healthy piglets.

Kyle Behrend / Via Edgar’s Mission
Kyle Behrend / Via Edgar’s Mission

6. Wonder Woman and her piglets are all doing well.

Kyle Behrend / Via Edgar’s Mission
Kyle Behrend / Via Edgar’s Mission

8. The piglets’ names are… wait for it…

Kyle Behrend / Via Edgar’s Mission
Kyle Behrend / Via Edgar’s Mission

10. Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donder and Blitzen.

Kyle Behrend / Via Edgar’s Mission

11. SQUEE!

Kyle Behrend / Via Edgar’s Mission
Kyle Behrend / Via Edgar’s Mission

13. Follow the piglets’ progress and learn more about Edgar’s Mission here.

Kyle Behrend / Via Edgar’s Mission

14. Watch the full story of “Operation Charlotte’s Web” below.

Video available at: http://vimeo.com/81170131.

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