noun. a paraphilia wherein carnal stimulation and gratification are attained from the torturing an animal. This might happen via direct carnal contact with the animal, or the individual might masturbate later, utilizing memories of the occurrence as masturbatory fantasies.

ZOOSADISM: "Zoosadism can be quite disturbing to an individual during its initial stages."
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