Matthias Maier, 24, was caught bonking a bronze lion in the Bulgarian city of Russe.
He was discovered by two policemen with his trousers around his ankles.
Maier was arrested and charged with obscenity on a public place.
The student told a court he was drunk and had never been in trouble with the police before.
He pleaded guilty and was handed a one year suspended sentence and ordered to pay costs of £20.
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