While us humans enjoy recreational drugs for the sole reason of getting high, there is one animal that just had no choice but to indulge for a more important reason.
Black lemurs from Madagascar have the habit of playfully chewing on millipedes to force them to secrete defensive chemicals for a very important health reason.
The chemical secretions contain cyanide, which they rub all over their fur to act as an insect repellent and avoid getting bitten by dangerous malaria-infected mosquitoes. However, one glorious secondary reaction to the chemical is the narcotic effect that makes them high as a kite.
These lemurs be lit.
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