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Mexicans develop taste for mini-pigs ... as pets

Daniel Munoz walking his mini-pig Gusfredi at a park in Mexico City on Oct 15.

Mexico City

THE pet at the end of the leash is tiny, chubby and wears a little sweater as it is paraded down a Mexico City street by its owner.

But look closer: this is no poodle or chihuahua - it's a mini-pig, the new pet craze in the capital, where growing numbers are opting for...