Poor piglet born with severely deformed face

Poor piglet born with severely deformed face

This poor little piglet was born this week with a severe deformity that makes it look disturbingly human.

A user on social networking site Reddit had posted a few disturbing photos of the creature online, sparking a debate on what could have caused the pig's mutated appearance.

According to Viral Nova, most speculated that that the animal was suffering from a form of holoproscencephaly.

Holoproscencephaly is a condition where the face stops forming and never fully comes together. It can also work the other way where the face is over-formed and squished together

The strange-looking appendage on the top of the piglet's head is actually its nose. Because of the deformity, the nose never fully formed and moved to its proper place on the face.

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