Today I learned that a rooster was prosecuted in Switzerland for laying eggs and thus, going against the laws of nature in the 15th century and again in the 18th century. The rooster was condemned to be burned alive in public.

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  1. In 1731 in Brazil, some monks tried to take a colony of termites to court for eating their monestary. The judge, who was clearly having none of their shit, ruled that since the termites were there first it was the monks who were guilty of trespassing and he ordered them to compensate the termites by providing them with new foraging grounds of equivalent value.

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