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Is there anything in Islam about homosexuality in animals?

Cannibalism and other humanely-perceived heinous acts can be found in the animal world. Just because an act can be found in the natural world does not justify humans to act upon it as well. Just ...
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Is white sugar haram due to containing animal bone?

White sugar is not made out of, nor does it contain, bones. Sugar (most sugar) is cane sugar, which comes from sugar canes. It is then refined, and one of two things happens: The molasses is removed ...
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Why are Muslims allowed to eat camels but not horses?

Horse meat Actually horse meat is halal: Is horsemeat Halal? Ahadith such as the following Narrated Asma': We slaughtered a horse during the lifetime of Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) and ate it. -- Sahih al-...
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Is white sugar haram due to containing animal bone?

Bone char (charcoal made from animal bones) is used to filter sugar and decolorize it. It is not an ingredient in refined sugar and thus is not consumed. So the question on whether it is halal to ...
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Do animals go to heaven?

According to verse no.5 in surat Al-Takwir in Quran (chapter-81) and also chapter-6/verse-38, and many hadiths in Sunnah, animals are questioned at the day of judgement. But there is no evidence that ...
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What does Qu'ran 2:65 mean when it says 'Be apes, despised'?

A group of the Bani Israel who transgressed the prohibitions of the Sabbath were punished by transformation into apes and pigs [for three days, after which they died]. Quran 5:60 Say, "Shall I ...
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Does خنزير الماء (or literally pig of the sea) in this statement or fatwa really refers to a Capyabra?

From what I can gather, خنزير الماء is meant to be a hypothetical or mythical creature and it isn't defined exactly what it is. Similar examples which can be found in Fiqh books include إنسان الماء (...
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How Prophet Noah (AS) manages the animals on the ark?

Most tafsir books expand on explaining the meaning of pairs or mates in the verse (11-40) and hardly offer any explanation on the kinds of animals that have been taken on the ark. ... We said, "...
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Why slaughtering of animals is not considered as cruel as opposed to what vegetarians think?

Then "killing" plants also does not seem right to me as they're living things too like us (keeping aside if they feel pain or not). We wouldn't have survived till now if we were not to eat them ...
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Is white sugar haram due to containing animal bone?

I am a Mechanical engineer, and have worked in all the sugar beet factories in England. 1) Animal bones were historically used to filter impurities as previously mentioned. That method has been ...
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Will a muslim be punished if he feeds a dog?

There is nothing in Islam that states to hate dogs. We just keep away from dogs inside house because it can be harmful to us. In Quran, you can see dog being a companion of Ashabul kahf (companions of ...
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Coping with translating the Qur'an into Chinese and Chinese characters (hanzi) which are caricatures of animals?

Honestly there are two points here: Is it allowed to translate the Quran? Most earlier scholars were against this and there are still some now. The proof for this is the process of making the Quran ...
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Prohibition of Animal Fights in Islam

Animal fighting is forbidden in Islam. There is a hadith on it in Sunan Abu Dawud and Jamee at-Tirmizhi: نهى رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم عن التحريش بين البهائم The Messenger of Allah ﷺ ...
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What is the significance of slitting the ears of cattle in Qur'an 4:119?

Bahirah was a practice of the pagan arabs of dedicating camels to their gods and marking them by slitting their ears. These were then left alone and neither ridden, nor milked, nor slaughtered, nor ...
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Is it haram to even mention "pig"?

Muslims are not allowed to eat pig (Qur'an 5:3, 6:145, 16:115), and most scholars consider pig impure (see Islam Q&A). There's some other restrictions, such as not wearing pig leather (Islam Q&...
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What evidences are there for considering leather of pig najis?

Their argument seems to be that: Pigs are strictly forbidden and impure according to the Quran: أو لحم خنزير فإنه رجس or the flesh of swine - for indeed it is impure — Quran 6:145 ...
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Do animals know their Lord, Allah?

The qur'an says: The seven heavens and the earth and whatever is in them exalt Him. And there is not a thing except that it exalts [ Allah ] by His praise, but you do not understand their [way of] ...
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Are there any disbelievers among the animals?

There are a quite a few ayahs from the Quran relevant to this topic. Some of them are: They say, " Allah has taken a son." Exalted is He! Rather, to Him belongs whatever is in the heavens and the ...
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What Islam says about feeding animals and birds?

There be reward of kindness towards every living thing. Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) said, "While a man was walking on a road. he became very thirsty. Then he came across a well, got down into it, ...
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Are lions mentioned in the Qur'an or any other Islamic source, and if so, are they positively mentioned?

There's an other synonym of Lion أسد mentioned in the Qur'an in one of the last revelations Verse (5:3). Prohibited to you are dead animals, ..., and those from which a wild animal has eaten ... ...
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Did Muhammad(PBUH) recive revalation about donkeys or not ? hadith contradction

These are separate instances regarding different things. The first hadith is speaking about merits of keeping a donkey. The hadith right before the one you posted explains it= Horses are kept for ...
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What is the Islamic way of killing a rat?

I have never hear anywhere written in Qur'an or Hadith about how to kill a rat/mice but you can kill it by using poison and then throw it in out of everybody. Now On the other hand, do mice and ...
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Is it okay to eat meat from big industrial farms where animals are treated very poorly?

In islam, all animals worship Allah and praise him, even if this praise is not known to human. Generally, a Mulsim should be kind to animals and any living (non-harmful) creature. While the Prophet (...
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Do animals have a religion?

Only those creature need religion, who have conscious.. Jinn and men, no other needs religion.. as only they are given intllect to chose from good and bad.
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Why does Allah want animals killed by humans?

All Praise to Allah Subhan o Taala and blessings on Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him his family and companions Allah Swt says in Quran 17:70 "And We have certainly honored the children of Adam and ...
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