[DWJ] Incestuous dogs (was Byron)

Farah Mendlesohn farah.sf at gmail.com
Fri Mar 30 04:02:23 EDT 2007


No, It's made clear that it is one of Herne's dogs who jumps over the
barrier and father's Patchie's puppies.

>
> > Sure, but still.  Isn't the father of Patchie's children actually one of
> > her brothers?  Leaving aside the emotional issues, that's _got_ to be
> bad
> > for the gene pool.
>
> ** eg: a few years ago the Spanish government upheld the legality of
> the marriage of a brother/sister couple (they were raised apart and
> didn't know they were related till after they got together - I think
> in this case though the sister was past childbearing age)


But a similar case in Germany has resulted in imprisonment for the man three
times, and all the children have been taken into care.

Farah


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