Eight Cute Truffle-Hunting Dogs and Pigs

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Meet Gigi.
Meet Gigi. Photo: GIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP/Getty Images

Earlier today we met Bruno, the truffle-hunting dog from the Italian village of Roccafluvione. But are there other adorable animals hunting for truffles in the woods of Europe? Of course there are. See what we mean, straight ahead.

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Beti, from Croatia.Photo: HRVOJE POLAN/AFP/Getty Images

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Ciska, from France.Photo: REGIS DUVIGNAU/Reuters/Corbis

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Nini, from France.Photo: Jean-Daniel Sudres/Hemis/Corbis

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Pepsi, from France.Photo: MARLOWE HOOD/AFP/Getty Images

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This French pig doesn’t get a name, sadly.Photo: OLIVIER LABAN-MATTEI/AFP/Getty Images

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Gigi, in Italy.Photo: GIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP/Getty Image

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Alba, from France.Photo: JACKY NAEGELEN/Reuters/Corbis

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Bela and Keti, in Croatia.Photo: HRVOJE POLAN/AFP/Getty Images

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