Dolphins Seem to Use Toxic Pufferfish to Get High

Even dolphins got 5 on it? Dolphins are apparently experts at dealing with toxic pufferfish who excrete toxins when under duress. This toxin gets dolphins high to the point where they [float] just underneath the water's surface, apparently mesmerised by their own reflections." Oh, and if you are wondering what other animals have substance abuse problems:

Horses eat hallucinogenic weeds, elephants get drunk on overripe fruit and big horn sheep love narcotic lichen. Monkeys' attraction to sugar-rich and ethanol-containing fruit, in fact, may explain our own attraction to alcohol.


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