If you've read Charlotte's Web-E.B. White's poignant tale about a spider who saves a pig from slaughter by weaving the words "Some pig," "Terrific," "Radiant" and "Humble" into her web-or watched the new movie version, you likely cheered when Wilbur's life was spared. Don't dismiss your reaction as simply an emotional response to fiction. While Wilbur may be a fictional character, real pigs are indeed amazing animals.
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