1359. Abu Hurairah
narrated that the Messenger of Allah
said, "Eating any predatory beast that has fangs, is prohibited." Related by Muslim.
1360. Muslim transmitted the same Hadith on the authority of Ibn 'Abbas
'He (The Messenger of Allah
) prohibited .. .' and had the additional phrase, 'and every bird with talons.'
, narrated. 'On the Day of Khaibar, the Messenger of Allah
prohibited eating the flesh of domestic asses, but permitted horse flesh.' Agreed upon.
1362. Ibn Abi Aula (RAA) narrated. 'We went on seven expeditions with the Messenger of Allah
and we ate locusts.' Agreed upon.
narrated regarding the story of the rabbit, (407) “He (Abu Talha) slaughtered it and sent its leg to the Messenger of Allah
and he accepted it.' Agreed upon.407. Anas and some other companions chased a rabbit at Marr Adh- Dhahran, and his companions got tired of chasing it, but Anas kept on till he caught it and brought it to Abu Talhah who sent its leg to the Prophet
1364. Ibn 'Abbas
The Messenger of Allah
prohibited killing four creatures: ants, bees, hoopoes and shrikes.' Related by Ahmad and Abu Dawud, Ibn Hibban graded it as Sahih.
1365. Ibn Abi ‘Ammar narrated, 'I said to Jabir
, 'Is hyena a kind of game?'(408) He replied, 'Yes.' I asked, 'Did Allah's Messenger
say that?' He replied. 'Yes.' Related by Ahmad and the four Imams. Al-Bukhari and Ibn Hibban graded it as Sahih.408. According to this Hadith, eating hyena is permissible, but some scholars say that it is prohibited to eat it as it digs into graves to get human flesh.
1366. Ibn 'Umar
narrated that he was asked about a hedgehog and he then recited, "Say (0 Muhammad) I find not in that which has been inspired to me anything forbidden.." (Surah Al-An’am 6:145). An old man who was present said, 'I heard Abu Hurairah
say, 'It was mentioned in the presence of the Prophet
said, "It is an abomination from those things which are abominable."Ibn 'Umar
then said, 'If the Messenger of Allah
had said that, then it is as hesl1 said.' Related by Ahmad and Abu Dawud with a weak chain of narrators.
1367. Ibn 'Umar
narrated, 'The Messenger of Allah
prohibited eating the animal which feeds on filth or drinks its milk.' Related by the four Imams except for An-Nasa'i, At-Tirmidhi graded it as Hasan.
1368. Abu Qatadah
narrated concerning the story of the zebra 'The Messenger of Allah (Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam) ate from it.' Agreed upon. (refer to Hadith no. 753 Book of Pilgrimage Chapter 04).
1369. Asma' bint Abu Bakr
narrated, 'During the lifetime of the Prophet
we slaughtered a horse and ate it.' Agreed upon.
1370. Ibn 'Abbas
narrated. 'The sand lizard (409) was served as food on the table of the Prophet
.' Agreed upon. 409. The Messenger of Allah did not prohibit them from eating it but he did not like it himself.
1371. 'Abdur Rahman bin "Uthman al-Qurashi
narrated, 'A doctor consulted the Prophet
about extracting medicine from a frog but he prohibited killing it.' Related by Ahmad, Abu Dawud and An-Nasa'i. Al-Hakim graded it as Sahih.