Runaway piglet found in UK theme park's alpaca enclosure

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Runaway piglet found in UK theme park's alpaca enclosureWheelgate Family Theme Park


An adorable thrill-seeking piglet has been found cuddling up to the animals in the Alpaca Pen at the Wheelgate Family Theme Park in Nottingham.

The attraction does not keep pigs, so staff are appealing for information on who its mother might be after unsuccessfully contacting local farms.

Runaway piglet found in UK theme park's alpaca enclosureWheelgate Family Theme Park



Christened Al by the keepers, he's currently being cared for by staff at the theme park.

A spokeswoman for the park told the Metro: "As poor little Al is so young and unsure as to how long he had been outside in the cold for, he has required a lot of TLC, which is usually provided by the mother.

"Wheelgate catering manager Jay Bloomfield took on a surrogacy role last night and took little Al home to keep him warm and provide his bottle-feeds at various intervals throughout the night.

"It's been a long night but little Al seems to be merrily bouncing around this morning."

Runaway piglet found in UK theme park's alpaca enclosureWheelgate Family Theme Park


Anyone who might be able to help can call Wheelgate on 01623 882773.

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