BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WTNH) — A big day Wednesday for the new mayor-elect of Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo. Harry the Guinea Hog piglet will take the oath of office.

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From what we hear, Harry is not afraid to get ‘down in the mud’ when it comes to politics. We just hope things don’t get too dirty during his 12-month term.

If Harry is unable to fulfill his duties, runner-up Clara the Bison is ready to take over.