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Monday, December 4, 2017, 9:24 AM

WARNING: The video above and this story contain graphic content and language.

A 25-second video of Muskogee High School agriculture students trying to load a pig onto a trailer and then abusing the pig on campus has been making the rounds among students via snapchat.

The video, which is captioned “When it’s the last day of school and your mom still makes you go,” followed by a laughing emoji, shows a student struggling to load a pig onto a trailer. The pig, which screams as it’s being loaded (as pigs normally do), is then kicked and smacked with a whip as the students close the door on its leg, one of them proclaiming, “I don’t give a fuck.”

The school district has not returned our call for comment on whether the students were being supervised at the time and whether any of them will face disciplinary action.

This follows an incident a few weeks ago where a baseball player was brutally beaten by classmates while someone filmed the assault.

UPDATE: A state agriculture expert we talked to said that, while the pig in this case isn’t being abused, the agriculture educators should be teaching the students better methods to deal with pigs, which are notoriously stubborn.

“That pig really doesn’t want to load,” the official, who asked to not be named in the story because they didn’t want to cast aspersions on the students, said. “I don’t think those kicks amount to abuse, but it seems the school might help them discover alternative ways to deal with it.”