‘Hero pig’ video turns out to be a fake (VIDEO)

WASHINGTON – It doesn’t happen very often, but every now and then WTOP gets duped by amazing things we see on the Internet.

Most recently we wanted to believe that a pig saved a baby goat from drowning at a petting zoo.

Unfortunately, the whole thing was staged, the New York Times reports.

The 30-second YouTube video was actually created for a new Comedy Central series, “Nathan for You,” the Times reports.

The staged production involved about 20 crew members, including animal trainers and scuba divers.

In case you missed it, here’s the adorable but fake video:

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