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The laws of kashrut (Jewish dietary laws) specify that in order for land animals to be considered valid food animals, they must have both split hooves and chew their cud. There is a common misconception that Jews consider non-kosher animals to be unclean but this is not correct, it's simply that they're not considered fit for eating. Additionally, animals that qualify as food animals must also be domesticated, this means that wild deer are not kosher while domestic deer are kosher.

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