He sounds like a character.
He is. When I was a kid, he took me to SeaWorld in San Diego, and he got a four-week suspended sentence for trying to throw pennies into the blowholes of dolphins. Now he's found God and he's not as much fun.
-- Generation A by Douglas Coupland
That sounds like someone I know, though we never did anything quite like that. We've both always been fond of animals and never intentionally harmed them.