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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.

If you enjoyed this clip, you will love our film on Reindeer on magic mushrooms. Click here for the video!

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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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