SALT LAKE CITY — Two sheriff’s deputies in California lured a giant pig from roaming a neighborhood by using a tasty junk food snack — Doritos.
The deputies received a phone call from a local resident who reported seeing a swine “the size of a mini horse,” according to a statement from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department.
Before: The deputies received calls about the animal in the past so they knew instantly where he lived.
The deputies decided to lure him back to his home using chips.
- “They lured him back home with Doritos one of our deputies had in her lunch bag,” the statement said. “They made a trail and he followed.”
See footage of the incident below.
All ended well for the pig.
"We were able to put him back in and secure the gate," a deputy said, according to the post. "It was fun!"
Related: a pair of pigs were rescued after they were found swimming after Hurricane Florence ravaged North Carolina, according to The News & Observer.