Pigs in a Snow Blanket: Hogs Explore After Rare Snowfall in Rural Australia

A sounder of Australian hogs explored a rare blanketing of snow in Quialigo, New South Wales, on September 17, as seen in this footage recorded by pig farmer Eli Hamilton Bailey.

Bailey told ABC Australia that “he hadn’t seen snow in the area since settling on the property with his wife.”

The Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology forecasted heavy snowfall in Quialigo and other parts of the Southern Tablelands on September 17.

The snow has caused disruptions across many areas of New South Wales. Traffic conditions were affected and many areas were left without power. Credit: Eli Hamilton Bailey via Storyful