Watch These Lemurs Get Themselves High AF on Millipedes

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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