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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