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Basic Trope: A human has sex with an animal, and the act is portrayed as disgusting.

  • Straight: Bob has sex with Alice. Alice is a bitch... literally.
  • Exaggerated:
    • Bob has a threesome with two dogs.
    • Bob performs fellatio on a whale.
    • Bob has an orgy with an entire farm!
  • Downplayed: Bob has no issues having sex with a centaur despite the body shape, but refuses to do similar acts with a horse who wouldn't know any better.
  • Justified:
  • Inverted:
    • A dog tries to have its way with Bob.
    • In a serious case of Deliberate Values Dissonance having sexual relationships with someone sapient — and your own species no less is considered disgusting compared to sex with animals.
  • Subverted:
    • Bob is rumored to like dogs. With further investigation, it's found that he does likes dogs, but not in that way. He spends a lot of time with them, but that's it.
    • Bob is referred to as a pervert for having sex with unicorns. It turns out that they are fully sapient and capable of communicating, making it more somewhat extreme xenophilia rather than bestiality despite the uncomfortable resemblances.
  • Double Subverted: But he gets drunk one night and wakes up naked, with his dog and a brand-new wedding ring.
  • Parodied:
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    • Bob marries his dog, Alice… and it's legally binding.
    • Bob is under arrest for inappropriate behavior with underage turtles.
    • Bob has sex with a jellyfish.
  • Zigzagged: Bob is an asexual zooromantic.
  • Averted: Bob does not engage in any sexual behavior with animals. He is said to enjoy the company of his dog more than humans, but it's clearly shown that just means he enjoys walking her and playing fetch.
  • Enforced:
    • Rule of Funny.
    • Alternatively, we need to show that Bob has no regard for laws and social norms.
    • It is a biography and documented historical fact of just how depraved the historical Bob did this.
  • Lampshaded: "I hear Bob is a real dog-lover."
  • Invoked: For some reason, Bob wants people to think of him as a freak and starts trying to initiate a sexual encounter with a dog in a place where he'll likely be caught.
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  • Exploited: Knowing that Bob is a zoophile, a major villain tries to lure him into the zoo.
  • Defied:
    • Bob thinks this is Squick, and does not have sex with Alice. He just takes her for a walk.
    • Bob controls his zoophilic urges, and finds a way to redirect his energy away from animals.
    • A law was passed making bestiality illegal. The fear of being imprisoned keeps Bob in check.
  • Discussed: When Bob complains about his sexual frustration, his friend jokes about having to keep him away from her dog.
  • Conversed: "Sex with animals… disgusting."
  • Implied: Bob is the father of a Cat Girl daughter. Her mother is never seen, but occasionally mentioned, mainly in ways that imply she was way more housepet than civilized sentient being (e.g. "You know what your mother always used to say... Meow!").
  • Deconstructed: This one really falls into the Don't Try This at Home category. Besides the ethical and legal implications, there is also additional risk of disease, and it could hurt the animal and/or you.
  • Played For Drama: Bob is arrested for bestiality, and embarrasses his family when word gets out about why he was arrested.

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