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It’s always fun to see which search terms people used to come to my blog. I’ve found several related to kashrut and just for fun – here are some answers:

are pumpkin seeds kosher
The seeds themselves are always kosher, like any other fruit or vegetable. But the question is how they are processed. Were they fried in non-kosher oil? Do they have some flavor added that’s made from pigs or b? That would make them non-kosher. If you are asking about whether they are kosher for pessach, the complete answer can be found in my post on pumpkin seeds. In a nutshell: They are definitely not chametz and not kitniot for most people.

three signs for kosher animals
For land animals to be kosher they have to chew their cud and have split hooves (two signs), for fish they have to have fins and scales (two signs). What might be the third sign I really have no idea. Land animals have to be properly slaughtered in addition to having the signs.

is warthog kosher
No, because it doesn’t chew the cud.

peccary chew cud
No, it doesn’t chew the cud, so it’s not kosher (if that’s what you wanted to know).

kosher elk animal list
Yes, elk is ok, they have split hooves similar to cattle and are ruminants. But you have to slaughter it properly if you want it to be kosher which might be tricky.

proboscis monkey cud leviticus
If you are asking whether proboscis monkey chew their cud, not in the strict sense of the word, but read the next questions.

are capybara kosher
No, they have no split hooves and they do not chew the cud (although they do something related, as do proboscis monkeys). I’d refer you to Natan Slifkin for further details (e.g., Much Ado About Hyraxes).

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