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2592. If an animal whose meat is halal to eat, is slaughtered in the manner which will be described later, irrespective of whether it is domesticated or not, its meat becomes halal and its body becomes Pak after it has died. But camels, fish and locust become halal without their heads being slaughtered, as will be explained later.

2593.
If a wild animal like deer, partridge and wild goat whose meat is halal to eat, or a halal animal which was a domestic one but turned wild later, like, a cow or a camel which runs away and becomes wild, is hunted in accordance with the laws which will be explained later, it is Pak and halal to eat. But, a domestic animal like sheep and fowl whose meat is halal to eat, or tamed wild animal whose meat is halal to eat does not become Pak and halal by hunting.

2594.
A wild animal whose meat is halal to eat becomes Pak and halal to eat by hunting if it is capable of running away or flying. Based on this, the young one of a deer which cannot run away, and the young one of a partridge which cannot fly, do not become Pak and halal to eat by hunting. And if a deer and its young one which cannot run are hunted with one bullet, the deer will be halal but its young one will be haraam to eat.

2595.
If an animal like fish, whose meat is halal to eat and whose blood does not gush, dies a natural death, it is Pak but its meat cannot be eaten.

2596.
The dead body of an animal whose meat is haraam to eat, and whose blood does not gush, like, a snake, is Pak but does not become halal by slaughtering.

2597.
Dogs and pigs do not become Pak by slaughtering and hunting and it is also haraam to eat their meat. And if a flesh-eating animal like wolf and leopard is slaughtered in the manner which will be mentioned later, or is hunted by means of bullet etc. it is Pak, but its meat does not become halal for consumption. And if it is hunted down by a hunting dog, then its body cannot be considered as Pak.

2598.
Elephant, bear, monkey are classified as predators. But the insects or the small animals who live in the holes, like, mice, lizards, if they have gushing blood, their meat and skin will not be considered Pak if they are slaughtered or hunted down.

2599.
If a dead young is born from the body of a living animal, or is brought out of it, it is haraam to eat its meat.
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