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A new documentary from BBC called “Spy in the Pod” has captured what they claim to be footage of dolphins using puffer fish to reportedly “get high”. According to a quote from the Daily Mail, “Zoologist and series producer Rob Pilley said that it was the first time dolphins had been filmed behaving this way.”…

Dr. Tomas Brodin (Umea University, Sweden) and colleagues have discovered that trace amounts of the drug oxazepam that ends up in rivers and streams (from toilets) greatly effects local fish. The drug is used to treat anxiety in humans and also calms fish. However, for wild perch, which normally hunt in schools, the antisocial effects of the drug in fish…