Are Frogs halal?

Are Frogs halal?

It is not permitted to eat them because the Prophet ﷺ forbade killing them, as is reported in the hadith of ‘Abd al-Rahmaan ibn ‘Uthmaan, who said that the Messenger of Allah ﷺ forbade the killing of frogs. (Narrated by Imaam Ahmad and Ibn Maajah; see also Saheeh al-Jaami, 6970). The rule is that everything which we are forbidden to kill, we are not allowed to eat; if we are allowed to eat it we are allowed to kill it.

Frogs are not halal according to the majority of the scholars in the Hanafi School and the other three schools Shafi, Maliki and Hanbali. However there is an opinion according to the Maliki School, only the green frog commonly found in rice fields may be eaten

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