“Note that the ox is executed by stoning, much like an adulterer”

Over the last several years, media outlets have also reported attacks by coyotes, elephants, dolphins, alligators, sharks, water buffalo, foxes, pet cats, swans, wild dogs, leopards and, of course, pit bulls. Many of these attacks have been unprecedented in the scope of their violence; it seems that the beasts, both captive and wild, are rising up around us. In October 2011, an Ohio man released forty-eight animals from his private zoo—lions, tigers, monkeys—before surrounding himself with chicken parts and committing suicide, an event that seemed somehow logical, the fitting culmination of all this carnage. Police hunted down and killed the animals, their bloodied, exotic bodies littering the nearby fields.

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