Thread: Capybara = fish
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Old 22 March 2013, 12:19 AM
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Comment: I have heard that the Catholic Church declared capybaras OK to
eat during Lent back in the 1500s, as they were deemed "fish" due to their
aquatic nature. This provided a nice source of protein for the
Conquistadors. True or not true?
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