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Is eating penguin halal?

The default rule about food in Islam is that everything is halal except when there exists specific evidence that makes something haram. This is because of the general meaning of the verses such as: ...
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Are all predatory animals forbidden to eat?

All beasts of prey that have (large) teeth are forbidden. This concerns essentially mammals and reptiles; from the latter only snakes are mentioned explicitly. Birds with talons also fall into the ...
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Do any schools consider eel haram, and why?

Eel has been named in jurisprudence texts as الجريث , الجري ,مارماهي and أنقليس [variant spellings of this also exist]. It is described as a fish in an elongated shape like a snake, with a flattish ...
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