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cane toadsIt starts out innocently enough.  A couple of the hounds heading to the swamp on a Friday night for a good time licking a few toads.  Next thing ya know!  Bam!  They’re addicted to toad licking!

According to this vet in Australia, dogs have figured out on just how much to lick a toad to get high.

This phenomenon of animals deliberately getting intoxicated by cane toads, it’s  fascinating,” says veterinarian Megan Pickering. “It just seems unbelievable  that an animal will go back for a second try.

There’s more…

…we do have many documented cases of patients who deliberately – on a regular basis – will seek out a toad and they seem to be able to lick the toad in such a way that they seem to get a very small dose

Australia…so many dumb ways to die

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