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Dolphins Filmed Chewing on Poisonous Pufferfish in An Apparent Effort to Get High


Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife )

Cher Away
- 202 days ago - laughingsquid.com
Dolphins have been observed chewing on poisonous pufferfish in an apparent effort to get high on the fish's potent neurotoxin.



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AniMae Chi (391)
Wednesday January 1, 2014, 3:47 pm
Cyoot! : )
 

Michael A. (27)
Wednesday January 1, 2014, 7:22 pm
TY
 

Dale O. (189)
Wednesday January 1, 2014, 7:47 pm
Well, well, Mother Nature, you can get Naughty indeed. Fascinating. I wonder how many others in the wild go on to 'the wild side? There is of course catnip for cats.
 

Jerry B. (120)
Wednesday January 1, 2014, 9:39 pm
Noted wow who would have thought..thanks Cher!
 

BarbKnight SunshineLady (1633)
Wednesday January 1, 2014, 9:56 pm
Those little buggars! Who knew! lol Thnx Cher!
 

Ruth Ann W. (205)
Thursday January 2, 2014, 5:46 am
Hey! We all need a break. These guys apparently know how to have fun and NOT kill themselves for it. We could learn a lot from them, eh?
 

Barbara D. (107)
Thursday January 2, 2014, 5:55 am
Well, ya gotta do what ya gotta do! Stay groovy, my finny friends!
 

Ruth S. (314)
Thursday January 2, 2014, 8:12 am
Good one Ruth Ann!
 

Angelika R. (146)
Thursday January 2, 2014, 10:13 am
Nothing surprises us about nature-how cool is this! Too bad I won't be able to see it :((
(The documentary series premieres on January 2, 2014 on BBC One (the pufferfish behavior is featured in the second episode, airing January 9). thx!
 

Angelika R. (146)
Thursday January 2, 2014, 10:16 am

20:00
Dolphins - Spy in the Pod Episode 1

1/2 Spinner dolphins hunt shoals of lanternfish while dodging the gaping mouths of giant rays.
for the UK friends !
 

. (0)
Thursday January 2, 2014, 10:19 am
>>::)) AWWWWWW
 

Connie O. (40)
Thursday January 2, 2014, 11:03 am
What a hoot! ty
 

GGmaSheila D. (132)
Thursday January 2, 2014, 11:28 am
Interesting...never too old to learn something new. Sounds like they're enjoying themselves, and in these perilous times, they seem to have a bit of release.
 

Ken O. (56)
Thursday January 2, 2014, 6:11 pm
Next they'll be caught eating Pufferfish brownies.
 

Bob P. (425)
Thursday January 2, 2014, 6:14 pm
Thanks Cher
 

Sara P. (54)
Friday January 3, 2014, 8:52 am
Everybody need a little bix of relax :)))
 
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