Kamisu apparently admitted to officials that he preferred animals because they "satisfied his sexual desires". Only one of the 10 members of the council, set up by the Danish Justice Ministry to establish and uphold animal ethics, wanted bestiality expressly prohibited. After that time the subject of bestiality was not included in civil code of France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Romania, Belgium, and the Netherlands. Iowa illegal since ,  Maine illegal since ,  Oregon illegal since ,  Illinois illegal since January 1, ,   Maryland illegal since October 1, ,   South Dakota illegal since July 1, ,    France illegal since March 10, ,  Washington illegal since June 7, ,   Arizona illegal since September 21, ,    Belgium illegal since May 11, ,    Colorado illegal since July 1, ,    Indiana illegal since July 1, ,   Tennessee illegal since July 1, ,   Netherlands illegal since ,  Norway illegal since January 1, ,  Alaska illegal since September 13, ,   Australian Capital Territory illegal since ,  Florida illegal since October 1, ,    Germany illegal since ,  Sweden illegal since January 1, ,  and Denmark illegal since April Do You Like This Story? One day the ape became "mad with jealousy" on seeing the count lying with his wife that it fatally attacked him. Demons and animals and Animal trial French Revolution and liberalization[ edit ] From at least the 13th century and until the French Revolution , French criminal law had theoretically punished bestiality with death burning at the stake , although in practice law courts only occasionally meted out that penalty. Kamisu was initially picked up by the village head and handed over to the police, according to the report. About fifty people were convicted annually due to the law. The court remanded him to allow police make further inquiries.