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cinta senese

Tuscan swine

A prize breed of DOP pigs in fact, from southern Tuscany, with floppy ears and a worried look. They go back to ancient times, and you can see them pictured in Ambrogio Lorenzetti's frescoes in Siena's Palazzo Pubblico.

Text © Dana Facaros and Michael Pauls

Images by: Michela Simoncini