potbellied


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potbellied

abnormal relative enlargement of the abdomen. May be caused by increased size of viscera and contents, or diminution in volume of skeletal muscle, fat and fascia due to malnutrition or wastage due to parasitism.
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National group: North American Potbellied Pig Association: www.
He has met many breeders who wish to bring exotics - potbellied pigs and emus in particular - to the same level of visibility and proliferation as the llama has achieved over the past 12 years.
Eldar Huse and his pals got in touch with the zoo after reading about Egil the potbellied piglet in a Norwegian newspaper.