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Pigs Root for Food

Did you know that pigs like to dig?
They just have to dig and root.
They won’t stop digging and rooting.
They root in mud with their nose.
They root to get food to eat.
They dig for roots and shoots to chew.
And they dig for other things to chew too.
A pig likes to find new things to chew.
I do not root for food like a pig.
Would you chew roots too?
I would not chew a dirty root—ew!

Don’t Chew a Screw!

Oops–someone goofed. 
They threw something into the pig’s pen.     
Was it a root? No.
Was it food? No.
Was it something new to chew? 
No. It was too hard to chew.
It was a big, old screw!
A pig can’t chew a screw for food – ew!
The pig needs roots and shoots, or a scoop of pig food.