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One of the best—and most fucked up—Spanish traditions is the placing of a caganer in the Nativity scenes in Catalan homes. Nestled amid the more traditional figures in the Nativity scene—Joseph, Mary, shepherds, the Wise Men—the caganer is the one that Spanish children love trying to find. What exactly is a caganer? Oh, nothing. Just a little guy taking a shit. That's right! It's tradition to put a defecating statue right near the baby Jesus' head.