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A farm worker who killed 79 piglets by belly flopping on them has been jailed for 15 months, along with a work colleague who filmed the sickening 'prank'.
A court in Spain ruled the man's actions were 'unjustifiable and cruel' and banned both of them from being involved in any profession connected to animals for three and a half years.
Compensation - Euros - Euros - Piglet - Company
They were also ordered to pay compensation of 4,470 euros, 60 euros for each piglet, to the company that owned the animals.
The man's triple dive on the pigs in a farm in Huercal-Overa in Almeria was circulated on Whatsapp and the social networks by the friend who filmed the episode on his mobile phone.
Campaigners - Prison - Sentence - Outrage
Animal campaigners had campaigned for a longer prison sentence because of the outrage it caused.
The two men, identified only as D.A.A. and MR, were aged 18 and 22 at the time, the court in Almeria was told.
Number - Piglets
They were working with a large number of piglets aged...
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