Tom is the source who first reached out to us. He's not shy about his interests, and he's also got a pretty specific "type": "I am sexually attracted to animals. Specifically, large dogs like German shepherds and borzois."
So even the zoo world has size queens.
Despite his attraction, Tom believes that non-human animals aren't capable of consenting to sex with a human being: "I haven't ever had sex with an animal, and I don't plan to, because I believe that animals can't give meaningful consent."
One of our other sources, Jim, apparently obtained consent through a series of barks -- he had his first sexual experience with an animal at "age 13, with one of my family's dogs, a male labrador retriever." He still maintains ongoing sexual relationships with other animals.
There are others who don't have any ethical problem with the idea of having sex with an animal, but their problems are more practical in nature. Our source Jake has an unrequited attraction to snakes:
"That's right, though I wouldn't ever do anything sexual with a reptile. Even if they could consent, their anatomy is so different and not really compatible with ours; the chances of harm to the animal are very high. I don't think it's something people should risk."
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