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Can macaws eat jalapenos?

Disclaimer: I don't know how good jalapenos are for macaws, or any other bird specifically. What I do know is that birds seem to lack the capsaicin receptor; birds which eat peppers will happily consume habaneros or scotch bonnets with… Full Answer

Why are some Chile's hotter than others?

"Hotness" comes from the capsaicin in the pepper. Some, like green bell peppers, have none. Jalapenos have some. Sorrenos, more. Habaneros, a LOT more. The more capsaicin, the hotter the pepper. Now go look up Scoville Heat Units- that is… Full Answer