National Geographic : 1927 Nov
Photograph by A. W. Cutler THEIR DAY TO SHINE In rural Portugal special animal sales days are observed. Then oxen, sheep, donkeys, pigs, and goats occupy their own sections inthemarket place. Often, on roads leading to market, one sees squealing herds of little pigs brushed and scrubbed clean and pink tolook their best onsales day. Sometimes they are headed by an old sow, a sort of porcine Judas, trained to lead them to slaughter.