In South America, what is the typical reason for breeding guinea pigs?

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Guinea Pig is tra­di­tion­al food in the Andes. Pe­ru­vians consume an es­ti­mat­ed 65 million guinea pigs each year. Since the 1960s, efforts have been made to increase con­sump­tion of the animal outside South America.

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flagCroatia
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7%
84%
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flagSpain
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flagAustria
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flagGermany
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flagItaly
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flagRepublic of Ireland
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flagPoland
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flagFrance
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flagthe United Kingdom
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flagCanada
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flagthe Netherlands
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flagAustralia
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flagthe United States
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flagNorway
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flagUnknown
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flagDenmark
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flagthe United Arab Emirates
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flagPakistan
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flagthe Philippines
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flagIndia
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