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609.294 BESTIALITY.
Whoever carnally knows a dead body or an animal or bird is guilty of bestiality, which is
a misdemeanor. If knowingly done in the presence of another the person may be sentenced to
imprisonment for not more than one year or to payment of a fine of not more than $3,000 or both.
History: 1967 c 507 s 5; 1971 c 23 s 42; 1984 c 628 art 3 s 11; 1986 c 444