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Lemurs Get High On Hallucinogenic Millipedes
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Lemurs Get High On Hallucinogenic Millipedes
Gently biting the head of giant venomous millipedes puts the large insects into a defensive mode, triggering their ability to excrete highly powerful toxins. Lemurs are resistant to the poison so they indulge in the psychotropic effects.

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Posted by nova on July 9, 2010
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Posted by Tibor on April 20, 2011 at 11:12 am
Interesting behavior. There are many examples of animals "escaping". The on that immediately cane to mind was the Reindeer on Mushrooms, so here is that link:
http://www.educatedearth.net/video.php?id=4120
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