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"Ganesha" pig born with "elephant's trunk" has the locals scrambling for lottery numbers

 

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A pig was born in Sisaket in Thailand's north east with what many locals thought looked like an elephant's trunk.

 

They thought it resembled the revered "Ganesha" that many Thais pray to at shrines throughout the kingdom.

 

Unfortunately the porcine did not survive long - it's mother flattened it and now it will be enshrined in a temple so generations of future Thais can win the lottery.

 

On hearing the news Daily News reporters hotfooted it to Moo 5 in Thung Sawang sub-district where they met Thongphoon, 60, the owner.

 

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He said that he has three pigs used for breeding and one delivered a litter of nine piglets. The mum squashed two to death by lying on them.

 

One was normal but the other was what many have called the Ganesha elephant pig because its snout resembled a trunk.

 

Thongphoon said that when his neighbors heard about it they started coming armed with flowers and joss-sticks to show their respects and try and divine the winning numbers in the lottery. 

 

It appeared that the farmer wasn't so convinced about the magic and refused to suggest any numbers.

 

But he said he was going to donate the dead pig to the nearby temple of Wat Pa Dongmee so they could work out a way of keeping it for posterity.

 

Thaivisa notes that weird births are often seen as portents of good luck and possible riches in a nation where superstition, animism, the Buddhist religion and luck are interwoven into the fabric of society.

 

Source: Daily News

 

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amazing   !   lottery tickets  !!  but what number did porky say to buy   ?????

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Posted (edited)
3 hours ago, webfact said:

It appeared that the farmer wasn't so convinced about the magic and refused to suggest any numbers.

Ah! I got the luck-eee numbers, did anyone else get them?  :thumbsup: 🙏

Take you pick...Wun, tu, tee, por, fi, sic, sewen, ek, ni….ten!

 

 

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Have met plenty of these. Known as dxxx heads.

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55 minutes ago, skills32 said:

Have met plenty of these. Known as dxxx heads.

Damn you beat me to it

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5 hours ago, webfact said:

One was normal but the other was what many have called the Ganesha elephant pig because its snout resembled a trunk.

The aforementioned appendage looks more like something else that I can't mention here, attached to it's head it could be many people I know!

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More proof that Thailand is still a third world country and will never change while they believe in such <deleted>.

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Lucky numbers - how about 1178 the "snout" free call (informing on villains) line!!

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31 minutes ago, jaiyen said:

More proof that Thailand is still a third world country and will never change while they believe in such <deleted>.

More proof that some posters think that just because a handful of Thai people do something superstitious (like the rest of the superstitious, worldwide, do) the entire population must be doing it also. 

 

By the way, Thailand is not a third world country.

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6 hours ago, webfact said:

The mum squashed two to death by lying on them.

Two it is then. A dead cert.

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