Wayward 450-pound pig named Kevin Bacon hams it up for home security camera

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In Hollywood, character Kevin Bacon is simply a large star. In Wisconsin’s Kenosha County, Kevin Bacon is 1 large pig!

The 450-pound porker wandered from his pen past week past moseyed connected down nan road, wherever he was caught hamming it up connected nan Molgaard family’s information camera.

“My woman spotted an different shaped fig connected our driveway camera stepping on our garage,” Jake Molgaard said Wednesday, adding that nan bulky alien “ended up coming correct up to our backmost door.”

Well, what do you do erstwhile a large, four-legged neighbour visits your location connected a Friday night?

“My woman started feeding him correct away,” said Molgaard, 40, a section business owner. “That’s what she does pinch each animal that comes to our backyard.”

Kevin Bacon, a 450-pound pigKevin Bacon, a 450-pound porker, wandered from his pen past week past moseyed connected down nan road, wherever he was caught hamming it up connected nan Molgaard family’s information camera.Jake Molgaard via AP

After nan mates watched Kevin scarf down immoderate apples, atom cakes, tomatoes and carrots, Molgaard said it was clip for them to fig retired whom their caller friend belonged to.

Molgaard lives successful Brighton, astir 38 miles (61 kilometers) southbound of Milwaukee, and is not a farmer, but location are farms nearby. He called a husbandman friend, who not only knew nan pig’s proprietor but had his telephone number.

The proprietor was retired of municipality but said he would admit it if nan family could “lure” nan large pig backmost to his pen. And oh, yeah, he added, Kevin is partial to cookies, marshmallows and different sweets.

The mates gathered up immoderate tempting treats, past led Kevin down a way and on a broadside roadworthy wherever nan sheriff was enlisted arsenic an escort for safety’s sake.

The Kenosha County sheriff’s agency says connected its Facebook page that it dispatched deputies aft receiving nan “typical region call.”

The deputies arrived, took a fewer photos pinch Kevin and near smiling, Molgaard said.

Mr. Bacon and his caller impermanent caretakers vanished nan remainder of nan travel connected their own, pinch nan Molgaards’ 16-year-old girl hopping connected nan pig’s hairy backmost to get him moving again each clip he thought doubly astir going home.

About a mile and 2 1/2 hours later — by nan glow of a flashlight successful nan acheronian — Kevin Bacon was led safe and sound backmost into his pen.

“He is simply a monolithic creature, but nan proprietor says he’s a gentle giant,” Molgaard said. “We person been complete location each time giving him a twelve donuts.”

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