[VIDEO] Helpless Pig Was Forced To 'Fly' To Welcome The Year Of The Rat

The pig could be heard squealing loudly in several videos.

Cover image via Lianhe Wanbao

A pig in China was recently sent 'flying' on a bungee jump to welcome the Year of the Rat

Staff of an amusement park in Chongqing, China carried the 75kg pig and dropped it from a height of 68 metres, Lianhe Wanbao reported.

The incident reportedly took place on 18 January at Mexin Village of Wine.

Image via Lianhe Wanbao

While tied to a green cord and wearing a blue cape, the animal was dragged and pushed over the tower.

In several videos, the pig could be heard squealing loudly as it was dropped

Following the incident, the park was criticised for animal cruelty and had to eventually apologise for the act

One of the park's staff members told Beijing News that they had received multiple phone calls slamming them for animal cruelty.

The park initially denied that it had tortured the animal and claimed that it was only an experiment.

According to The Paper, after being contacted by the district's tourism authority, the park apologised for the event.

It has since pledged to improve its services to better serve its tourists.

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