Skip to comments.What does a dolphin use to get high? A toxic puffer fish that makes them lapse into trancelike state
Posted on 12/30/2013 9:39:01 AM PST by Olog-hai
Dolphins are said to share the human traits of bravery, jealousy and even a sense of humor.
But it seems they share some worrying vices as well.
Scientists were amazed at footage of the mammals apparently getting high with the help of a toxic puffer fish.
In an extraordinary scene filmed for a new TV series, the dolphins are shown gently passing the fish between them. Experts believe the creatures are using the toxins, which emerge from the puffer fish as part of its defense mechanism, for their own enjoyment.
They nudge the fish with their snouts and as the toxin is released into the water, they seem to lapse into a trance-like state.
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Hmmm, “White (Dolphin) Punks on Dope”
Watch for the feds and Congress pass laws to regulate and tax puffer fish.
Prepare for the war on puffer fish.
I bet they are jealous of the Chargers after their choke job yesterday against the Jets.
Now we know where Woody Allen got the idea for “the Orb.” (Sleeper)
The real fans of puffer fish sushi want a tad of the liver left to get a buzz.
"Oh Spongebob, WHY?"
“Yo, Flipper! Quit bogarting the fish and let me have a puff(er).”
If the dolphins have figured this out, we should get a pool going on how long it will be before some crack-head thinks this is a good idea.
I was reading an article the other day that said the new theory is that man created agriculture to make beer.
Apparently drugs will motivate nearly anything to do more.
Puffer fish are a gateway to blow fish and worse...
“lapse into a trance-like state” I used turkey on Christmas eve to achieve that state.
Toad-licking for our marine mammal friends. Do they do it “on porpoise?”
The DEA will be on this right away.
Dolphin bites puffer fish PING
“I want my fugu!”
Were Dolphins part of Obama’s Choom Gang? Is this a Chum Gang?
I’ll start worrying when dolphins wear hoodies.
Dolphins have exhibited behavior that makes them at least seem a lot smarter than other animals, some beneficial to humans, some not and some pretty dark. The whole thing about using porpoises to practice killing so they can more effectively kill dolphin calves to bring females into heat is pretty amazing.
Pass the puffy on the left fin side.
My neighbor has a tattoo very similar to this..Always made me wonder what that was all about.
Stupid junky dolphins. Now Vancouver is going to have to have a puffer fish exchange program so that flippin’ Flipper doesn’t get aids.
Dolphin Choom Gang
The mild facial numbness I had the one time I ate Fugu (puffer fish sashimi) was “interesting”. Maybe it’s the one option dolphins have for getting high.
How are they going to dispose of puffer fish spines properly? They got enough funding . . . ?
Blow fish? Ohhhhh.....so that’s why Barney Frank is always snorkeling.
They do it for the halibut.
The dorky tribal tattoo depicted in the tattoo and the blowhole smoke makes it.
“Puffer fish are a gateway to blow fish and worse...”
You win the prize. Thanks for the laughs.
Puffer, puffer, pass.
The Carribean Puffer fish, produces the tetratotoxin used un the movie “Law Abiding Citizen” when the good guy put the toxin on the gun handle and lulled the bad guy into a dazed state. It was said the toxin paralyzes, but leaves all sensory perception intact, so the bad guy could feel his leg being severed, as well as his testicles, eyelids, fingers, toes, arms, and other appendages. It was a great scene.
When mankind fell, all creation fell with them.
Only after they flounder around high for a while.
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