Animal Sexual Abuse Information & Resources

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M Jenny Edwards

Criminologist, Independent Researcher

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BESTIALITY IS LINKED TO OTHER CRIMINAL BEHAVIOR

     56% of male sex offenders, 55% of female sex offenders, 38% of child sex offenders, and 11% of rapists report having also sexually abused an animal  – Simons, Tyler, and Heil (2005); Simons, Wurtele, and Durham (2008)


     29% of inmates arrested for pornography-related offenses collected animal porn as well as child porn.  25% of men who viewed adult pornography online also viewed animal porn  – Carr (2008); Seigfried-Spellar 2015)


     6% of Institutionalized, incarcerated juvenile male offenders admitted to sexual contact with an animal – Fleming et al (2002)



BESTIALITY IS NOT AS RARE AS YOU THINK


     8% of white American males and 5.1% of females have had sexual contact with animals - Kinsey et al (1948 & 1953)


     7.3% of men who are into S&M used animals in sexual practice during previous 12 months - Sandnabba et al (2002)


     Arrests for bestiality have risen by more than 300% since 2000  - (Edwards, M. J. (2016)


     Prior to 2000 barely 2 arrests were recorded each year for acts of animal sexual abuse and rape


      Since 2000, the number of arrrests for bestiality has risen by more than 300%