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Strange Animal Laws USA
Strange Animal Laws America
I published a lens about strange English laws and received so many requests to create a lens for strange American laws.
When I embarked upon the research I was overwhelmed by the vast number of weird, wonderful and absolutely dumb American laws.
In order to develop a fairly easy to read and not too long lens, I decided to break them up into subjects, so for you pleasure I introduce you to some of the strangest laws in the USA that relat to animals.
Other subjects will follow.
Weird and dumb animal laws USA
It is illegal to wear a false moustache that creates laughter in church.
It is illegal to shove a live moose out of an airplane whilst in flight.
Donkeys must not be allowed sleep in bathtubs.
It is unlawful to walk a cow down Main Street after 1:00 PM on Sunday.
Animals must not be allowed to mate publicly within 500 yards of a tavern, school, or place of worship.
It is illegal to ride a horse while under the influence of alcohol.
Any dogs bearing tattoos must be reported to police.
Elephants tethered to a parking meter will be charged the same as it would for a vehicle.
Goldfish must not be given away as an incentive to play of bingo.
It is illegal to fish from a camel’s back.
Giving a dog whiskey is illegal
It is illegal to pass a horse on the street.
Horses must not eat fire hydrants.
Shooting rabbits from motorboats is illegal
It is illegal to dye a duckling blue for the purpose of selling it unless more than six are for sale at the same time.
Stealing an alligator carries a ten year jail sentence.
Deer must not be fed.
Taking a lion to the cinema is illegal
Gorillas are not allowed in the back seat of any car.
Killing a dog using a decompression chamber is illegal
Entering Wisconsin with a chicken upon ones head is illegal.
Stabling of Horses within 50 feet of any road is illegal
It is illegal to provide alcohol to elephants.
It is illegal to carry sheep in the cab of a truck without a chaperone.
Whale fishing is illegal
It is illegal to drive a camel on the public highway
Any cattle that crosses state roads must be fitted with a diaper type device to gather its feces
Detaining or causing delay to a homing pigeon is illegal.
It is prohibited to hunt in the Mountain View Cemetery.
Elephants may not be deployed to plough cotton fields.
It is illegal to display coloured chickens for the purpose of selling.
It is illegal to have the hind legs of any farm animal in your boots.
Canned corn must not to be used for fishing bait.
Motorist seeing horses coming in their direction must pull off the road, cover camouflage his car with a blanket or canvas in order that it blends in with the countryside until the horses pass.
Racing a horse over any public highway, or testing the speed of the horse is illegal.
Horses must not be kept in bathtubs.
Horses are not allowed in the Fountain Inn unless they are wearing pants.
Shoot any game other than whales from a moving vehicle is illegal
It is illegal to shoot a buffalo from the second story of a hotel.
Birds have the right of way on all public highways.
It was illegal to tie a giraffe to a telephone pole. (Repealed)
Only raccoons may be hunted and then only until 2:00 AM
Road kill can be picked up and taken home for supper.
Livestock have the right-of-way on public roads.
You may not take a photograph of a rabbit from January to April without an official permit.
Do you know of any strange animal related laws in the USA?