The toad that is referenced in this law secretes a drug-like poison that some people were licking to get “high”.
This was repealed in the 1950s
Sheep driven or conducted between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m., and when crossing a bridge, shall be in charge of at least six (6) drovers; and the footway and not less than one-third (1/3) of the roadway of the bridge shall be kept free of obstruction by the sheep.
A monkey once served 5 days in a Chicago jail for shoplifting.
TITLE 11 Criminal Offenses CHAPTER 11-22 Highways SECTION 11-22-11 § 11-22-11 Testing speed of horse. Every person who shall drive any horse over any of the public highways, for the purpose of racing or trying the speed of the horse, shall be fined not more than twenty dollars ($20.00) or imprisoned not exceeding ten (10)…