This Might Look Really, Really Adorable. But When You See What Happens Right After… OMG!

Guinea pigs are a part of life for people in the Andes mountains.

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The people of Peru hold yearly festivals to honor them.

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They dress up their guinea pigs in adorable little outfits.

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They dress up their guinea pigs in adorable little outfits.

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During the celebrations, prizes are awarded for the best dressed guinea pig…

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And even the biggest…

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All of it is downright adorable!

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At the very end, all of the guinea pigs are fed a huge meal, fit for a king.

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Then, they are humanely killed and grilled for the entire town to enjoy. (WHAT.)

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Then, they are humanely killed and grilled for the entire town to enjoy. (WHAT.)

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The people of Peru love to celebrate the guinea pig, but they still consider it a food source, much like we do rabbits.

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