According to one 15th century historian, Pope Innocent the VIII fell into a coma in 1492. His doctor, trying to reverse his condition, attempted something shocking. He took the blood of three children and fed it to the pope. Both the pope and the children died. The attempt to heal him through young blood was a failure, but this medieval doctor may have been on to something.
So, you might think of guinea pigs as pets or research animals, but have you ever thought of them as a food source? Yeah, that’s right. You can eat them! In fact, guinea pigs are a traditional food source for people in the Andes mountains, in the area around Peru and Bolivia.